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NGC 1023 - 18.11.2022 at 23.50 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 111088

Visibility IV / V

Toni Veikkolainen, Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

The purpose was to photograph in color the easily distinguishable rod lens gala that was photographed in black and white less than a year earlier , and we can be satisfied with the end result. Even the slightly irregular shape of the object stood out nicely.

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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • NGC 1023
  • Constellation
    • Perseus
  • Field of view
  • 31 arc minutes
  • Weather
    • Pilvetöntä, lähes tyyntä, Kuu vielä horisontin alla

  • Darkness
    • Good
  • Seeing
    • Good
  • Limiting magnitude
    • 6
  • Galaxies
    • Lenticular galaxy info


      A lenticular galaxy is a type of galaxy intermediate between an elliptical and a spiral galaxy in galaxy morphological classification schemes


Technical information

Alluna RC16, C415/3320, Moravian G4-16000 EC Mark II, with filter L 11 x 120 s, with filters R, G and B all 6 x 120 s, 20 x bias, 20 x dark, 10 x flat, 3x binning, picture delimited

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