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NGC1087, NGC1090 and NGC1094

 
NGC1087, NGC1090 and NGC1094

Observing Log
Date of observation: January 2, 2002
Time at end of first CCD image 7:15 PST
Time at end of last CCD image 7:49 PST
Observing location: home observatory
Fastar CCD Imaging session
 
Sky Conditions
For Sun set, astronomical twilight end, Moon rise or set, astronomical twilight begin and Sun rise refer to dark sky.
 
Observation Notes
NGC1087 is a 11.0 magnitude spiral galaxy.
Location in image: little below the center
Location RA: 02h 46m 24.0s Dec: -0030'00" (Epoch 2000)

NGC1090 is a 12.4 magnitude spiral galaxy.
Location in image: top center
Location RA: 02h 46m 33.5s Dec: -0014'48" (Epoch 2000)

NGC1094 is a 13.4 magnitude spiral galaxy.
Location in image: top left corner (flat fuzzy bright star)
Location RA: 02h 47m 27.4s Dec: -0017'07" (Epoch 2000)

MCG0-8-14 is a 15.6 magnitude spiral galaxy.
Location in image: top left corner above NGC1094
Location RA: 02h 47m 27.5s Dec: -0015'30" (Epoch 2000)

MCG0-8-12 is a 16.6 magnitude spiral galaxy.
Location in image: 11 o'clock from NGC1087, second star (fuzzy star like))
Location RA: 02h 46m 39.3s Dec: -0027'28" (Epoch 2000)

CGCG389-15 is a 15.6 magnitude galaxy.
Location in image: 7-8 o'clock from NGC1087, 50% to edge (fuzzy star like)
Location RA: 02h 47m 03.2s Dec: -0035'29" (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
NGC/IC Project
 
Observing Equipment
Fastar

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)
CCD image time: 28 X 30 seconds images stacked together.


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