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Observation by Ivan Walton: NGC 3147 Spiral Galaxy in Draco

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Ivan Walton

Observer

Ivan Walton

Observed

2021 Dec 04 - 06:12

Uploaded

2021 Dec 05 - 13:02

Objects

NGC3147

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Constellation

Draco

Field centre

RA: 10h16m
Dec: +73°25'
Position angle: -0°22'

Field size

0°31' × 0°23'

Equipment
  • CDK 17 and FLI Proline CCD with V filter
Exposure

150000 ms

Location

COAST Tenerife

Target name

NGC 3147

Title

NGC 3147 Spiral Galaxy in Draco

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Paul Leyland
Paul Leyland, 2021 Dec 14 - 18:50 UTC

Nice to see images of objects which are off the beaten track.

Your image compares favourably with those taken with the HST, showing the bright Seyfert nucleus and the H-II regions and star clouds in the spiral arms.

 

Well done!

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