Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cetus (Cet)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1055  ·  NGC1055
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NGC 1055, 


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NGC 1055

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare RiDK 700  ·  Officina Stellare RiDK 500

Imaging cameras: FLI PL 16803

Mounts: Officina Stellare Polar Fork Mount  ·  Planewave L600

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon LRGB  ·  LRGB

Dates:Nov. 15, 2020

Frames: 91x900"

Integration: 22.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.12%

Astrometry.net job: 4276604

RA center: 2h 41' 47"

DEC center: +0° 26' 34"

Pixel scale: 0.304 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.319 degrees

Field radius: 0.129 degrees

Resolution: 2528x1703

Locations: Obstech, Ovalle, Chile

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce


NGC 1055 is an edge on spiral galaxy located in the constellation Cetus. The galaxy has a prominent nuclear bulge crossed by a wide, rough dark lane of dust and gas. The spiral arm structure appears to be situated above the galaxy's plane and obscures the upper half of the bulge.
Imaged in LRGB
Image Processing: Mike Selby
System Control Software: Voyager by Leo Orazi


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NGC 1055,