Observation by Andy Wilson: NGC 2787

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Andy Wilson


Andy Wilson


2020 Mar 26 - 21:20


2020 Mar 27 - 14:26



  • Orion Optics VX12
  • 11mm Type 6 Nagler

Yatton, North Somerset

Target name

NGC 2787


NGC 2787

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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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