ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC 470 - Galaxy in Pisces

NGC 470                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
17 Oct. 2003
60 min. Total
20 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This galaxy is quite bright next to NGC 474 on the left.  N 474 is large but has low surface brightness.  An asteroid was crossing the FOV and its travel can be seen in three streaks to the right of NGC 470.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2003

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