[AZ-Observing] Re: NGC247

  • From: Tim Jones <tjmac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 16:41:37 -0700

Gorgeous shot - plus, I spot at least 29 other galaxies in the full frame.


On Dec 15, 2012, at 1:45 PM, Bernard Miller <bgmiller011@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> The link below is to NGC247. It is a spiral galaxy about 11 Million light
> years away in the constellation of Cetus. It is part of the Sculptor group
> of galaxies, which includes NGC253. You can notice many of the background
> galaxies in the upper and lower right of the image. If you click on the
> "Full Size Uncropped" link below the picture you will see the original image
> where north is up. I posted a rotated and cropped version because I think
> the galaxy looks better viewed horizontal.
> http://www.azstarman.net/NGC247.htm

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