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NGC 1097 in Fornax

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Galaxy (SBb)
+ 10.3 mag
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50 Mio Ly
2015-10-20
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
RCOS RC 14.5” f/9
Astro Physics AP1200GTO
RGB 5x8 min each, L created form RGB
2h 00min
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FLI PL16070 with Astrodon filters
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis) Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner
NGC 1097 is a barred spiral galaxy about 50 million light-years away in the constellation Fornax. NGC 1097 has two satellite galaxies. Dwarf elliptical galaxy NGC 1097A is the larger of the two. It is a peculinar elliptical galaxy and clearly visible to the north of NGC 1097.
9.4’ x 6.6’
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