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Date of observation: November 7, 2002
Time at end of first CCD image 7:45 PST
Time at end of last CCD image 8:05 PST
Observing location: home observatory
Fastar CCD Imaging session
For Sun set, astronomical twilight end, Moon rise or set, astronomical twilight begin and Sun rise refer to dark sky.
NGC891 is a 10.0 magnitude bright, large galaxy.
Location in image: center
Location RA: RA: 02h 22m 36.0s Dec: +42°21'00" (Epoch 2000)
CGCG539-5 is a 15.8 magnitude galaxy.
Location in image: bottom, left corner (dim fuzzy star)
Location RA: 02h 23m 53.6s Dec: +42°12'22" (Epoch 2000)
Image size is 41 arc minutes wide by 31 arc minutes high with an image resolution of 3.8 arc sec per pixel.
Image orientation: north is the top, west is the right, east is the left and south is the bottom.
Additional Information on NGC Objects
SEDS Interactive NGC Catalog Online
Celestron C-8 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with Fastar lens accessory and SBIG ST-237 CCD Camera
(8" optical tube, focal length 406mm at f/1.95)
Use Test patterns to calibrate monitor brightness, contrast, height and width
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