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NGC 2655 - 4.12.2021 at 19.01 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 103214

Visibility I / V

Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Kari Laihia, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

Lens galaxies are not very common subjects for me and this picture well shows why this is the case. The subject is not particularly toned in its features.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • NGC 2655
  • Constellation
    • Camelopardalis
  • Field of view
  • 31 arc minutes
  • Weather
    • Lähes selkeää, ei Kuuta näkyvissä

  • Darkness
    • Excellent
  • Seeing
    • Good
  • Limiting magnitude
    • 6.5
  • Galaxies
    • Elliptic galaxy info

      Elliptic galaxy is an oval or roundish shaped distant stellar system, which have no spiral arms. These galaxies look as fuzzy spots with telescopes.

       

      The elliptic galaxy Centaurus A aka NGC 5128 in the middle of image is splitted by a dust lane. Image Toni Veikkolainen.

Technical information

Alluna RC16, C415 / 3320, Moravian G4-16000 EC Mark II, with filter L 11 x 120 s, 20 x dark, 12 x flat, 20 x bias, 3x binning, image cropped

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