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Astr111 Photography Projects, Fall 2005

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NCG891, Martha Palma

NGC891

NCG891 it is a galaxy that is part of a group called the NGC 1023 group located in the constellation Andromeda. The approximate angular size of this galaxy its 720 arcminutes and a linear size of 35 kly.

NCG891 it is a edge-on galaxy that has a shape of a barrial spiral. It is large and with a visual brigthness of 10 mag. The NCG891 its and its mainly composed by gas and dust lane along its equator.

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SEDS- Students for the explorations and and development of the space

Plettstone

Right Ascension (J2000) '02 22 55.00'
Declination (J2000) '+42 22 27.0'
Filters used Clear(C)
Exposure time per filter 120 / [sec]
Date observed

October 07, 2005