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Contains:  NGC 660
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Polar Ring galaxy NGC660, 





    
        

            Frank Kane
Polar Ring galaxy NGC660

Polar Ring galaxy NGC660

Technical card

Resolution: 2020x1712

Dates:Sept. 28, 2019

Frames: 268x120"

Integration: 8.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.11%

Astrometry.net job: 2950989

RA center: 1h 42' 57"

DEC center: +13° 47' 9"

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 275.908 degrees

Field radius: 0.410

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a truly bizarre galaxy, with a ring at a 45 degree angle to the main galaxy within.

It's a small and dim object, and definitely pushing the boundaries of what can be pulled from my red-zone suburban driveway. But it's there!

I believe its little friend to the right is IC148.

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Frank Kane
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Polar Ring galaxy NGC660, 





    
        

            Frank Kane