[AZ-Observing] Re: NGC247

  • From: "Spencer, Darrell" <DSpencer@xxxxxxx>
  • To: "az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:43:14 +0000

Only 29?   There're way more than I care to count in the uncropped image.

Another very nice shot, Bernard.  Very evocative.

Darrell Spencer

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[mailto:az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tim Jones
Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2012 4:42 PM
To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: NGC247

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

Tim

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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