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NGC 2787

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Observer
Andy Wilson
Time of observation
26/03/2020 - 21:20
Object
NGC 2787
Observing location
Yatton, North Somerset
Equipment
Orion Optics VX12
11mm Type 6 Nagler
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I came across this galaxy in Ursa Major while looking for Comet 2019 Y4 Atlas. It was easy to see though no structure was visible other than gradually fading away from the nucleus. Doing a bit of investigation I found out this is an barred lenticular galaxy with an active nucleus (the central black hole will be accreting material).

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