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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC2770 Barred Spiral Galaxy in Lynx

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2022 Jan 11 - 22:18

Uploaded

2022 Jan 13 - 14:46

Objects

NGC2770

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Constellation

Lynx

Field centre

RA: 09h09m
Dec: +33°06'
Position angle: -44°08'

Field size

0°36' × 0°27'

Exposure

30min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.

Target name

NGC2770 Barred Spiral Galaxy in Lynx

Title

NGC2770 Barred Spiral Galaxy in Lynx

About this image

Discovered by William Herschel in December 1785. Distance c.77-88 million ly. At least four supernovae have been discovered in this galaxy since 1999.

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

 

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