Herschel II INDEX -
Date of observation: January 2, 2002
Time at end of first CCD image 8:51 PST
Time at end of last CCD image 9:10 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.
NGC1172 is a 12.0 magnitude elliptical galaxy.
Location in image: center
Location RA: 03h 01m 36.0s Dec: -14°50'00" (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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