Astrophotography by Kent Biggs

 

 

 

 

 

 

  NGC 772

 

 

At about 100 million light years distant, NGC 772 is quite a large galaxy to appear so large in the sky.  It has a slight bar structure and has been recently distrubed likely by one of the satelite galaxies in the photo.  Note the faint arm to the top and left of the NGC 772.  The stats are Constellation Aries, RA: 01h 59m 19.9s, Dec: +19 00' 30", Mag: 11.1 (B), Size: 7.2'x4.2', Class: SA(s)b.

 

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Celestron C11 F/10 (2800mm Focal Length)
SBIG ST10XME with Adaptive Optics
LRGB = 140:50:40:50 minutes

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August 15, 2004
Columbus, Texas
Kent E. Biggs