ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   M 77  - Galaxy in Cetus

M 77                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

30 Sep. 2006
90 min. Total
10 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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This galaxy has an active and bright central region but the outer areas are very faint.  The galaxy is out closest type 2 Seyfert and has been well studied. 

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2006

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