Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sculptor (Scl)  ·  Contains:  NGC 613
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NGC 613, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
NGC 613
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NGC 613, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
NGC 613
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare RiDK 700 FL

Imaging cameras: FLI ProLine 16803 CCD camera


Dates:Jan. 31, 2021

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 17.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.29%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4192754

RA center: 01h34m18s.5

DEC center: -29°2515

Pixel scale: 0.379 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.808 degrees

Field radius: 0.298 degrees


Resolution: 4007x4001

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

Description

NGC 613 in Sculptor is a barred spiral galaxy of the SBbc(rs) type. Discovered by German-English astronomer William Herschel in 1798, the galaxy is 67,000,000 light years away. First photographed in 1912, NGC 613 has a bar across its nucleus, with a weak inner ring structure circling the bar, and moderate to loosely wound spiral arms. Star formation is occurring at the ends of the bar and extending along the well-defined spiral arms. Many thanks go out to my collaborator and friend, Mike Selby, who acquired and calibrated this fine data.

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NGC 613, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller