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Messier 77 in Cetus

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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2017-11-18+19
Pentax 125 SDP (f=800mm)
  Skywatcher EQ6-R
37x6 min ISO 800
3h 42min
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Nikon D810A
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis) Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner
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Object data M 77
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7.3’ x 6.3’
9.7 mag
Cet
47 Mio Ly
Messier 77 is a barred spiral galaxy about 47 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus. Messier 77 is an active galaxy with an active galactic nucleus (AGN), which is obscured from view by dust at visible wavelengths. Messier 77's diameter is estimated at 170,000 light-years.
APF-R was used for image processing