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Contains:  NGC 404, The star Mirach (βAnd)
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NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost, 


            Robert Eder
NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost

NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost

Technical card

Resolution: 2006x1537

Dates:Oct. 24, 2019

25x180" ISO800
20x30" ISO800

Integration: 1.4 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 25.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 3026927

RA center: 1h 9' 43"

DEC center: +35° 37' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.869 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.398 degrees

Field radius: 0.656

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller


I made this while I was waiting till M77 (my main target) got high enough and this dwarf lenticular galaxy next to the bright Mirach was on my list for some time now.



Robert Eder
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost, 


            Robert Eder