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Observation by David Swan: NGC 2300 and NGC 2276

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David Swan

Observer

David Swan

Observed

2017 Aug 20 - 21:49

Uploaded

2017 Aug 20 - 22:41

Objects

NGC2276
NGC2300

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 07h27m
Dec: +85°43'
Position angle: +171°37'

Field size

0°14' × 0°09'

Equipment
  • Scope: 200mm SCT at f/6.3
  • Camera: ASI178MM. Baader UV/IR cut
  • Software: Firecapture and DeepSkyStacker
Exposure

125 x 5s subs

Location

Tynemouth, UK

Target name

NGC 2300 and NGC 2276

Title

NGC 2300 and NGC 2276

About this image

21:49 UT; 22:49 BST

The spiral galaxy, NGC 2276, is clearly asymmetrical. This is probably due to gravitational interaction with the elliptical galaxy NGC 2300.

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