ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC 6951  - Galaxy in Cepheus

NGC 6951                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
31 Jul. 2006
80 min. Total
10 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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NED classifies this galaxy as SAB(rs)bc;LINERSy2.  The galaxy harbors a Seyfert 2 nucleus and is perhaps 82 MLY distant.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2006

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