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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC2683 Spiral Galaxy in Lynx.

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2022 Jan 11 - 21:43

Uploaded

2022 Jan 12 - 13:25

Objects

NGC2683

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Constellation

Lynx

Field centre

RA: 08h52m
Dec: +33°24'
Position angle: -43°23'

Field size

0°36' × 0°27'

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox 112mm reflector
Exposure

51min.

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.

Target name

NGC2683 Spiral Galaxy in Lynx

Title

NGC2683 Spiral Galaxy in Lynx.

About this image

Discovered by William Herschel in February 1788, it is the brightest galaxy in the faint constellation, Lynx.  Seen near edge-on, it is possibly a barred spiral. It seems to be a 'field' galaxy, as it does not appear to be a member of a galaxy cluster. Distance c.24-30million ly.

Bortle 7/8. Moon 9 days old, waxing gibbous, 71% illuminated.

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