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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC891 the Silver Sliver Galaxy in Andro...

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2021 Oct 03 - 01:39

Uploaded

2021 Oct 03 - 12:28

Objects

The Silver Sliver Galaxy (NGC891)

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox 112mm reflector
Exposure

6min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.

Target name

NGC891 the Silver Sliver Galaxy in Andromeda

Title

NGC891 the Silver Sliver Galaxy in Andromeda

About this image

This beautiful edge-on spiral galaxy was discovered by William Herschel in October 1784.

Distance c.30million ly. Diameter c.120,000ly.

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