Image of the day

From the
ATWB Customer Gallery

California Narrowband

My Account

New to Astromart?

Register an account...

Need Help?

NGC 891 The Silver Sliver Galaxy

Started by reconair, 10/07/2019 12:01AM
Posted 10/07/2019 12:01AM Opening Post
NGC 891 (also known as Caldwell 23 or Silver Sliver Galaxy) is an edge-on unbarred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered by William Herschel on October 6, 1784.

Belmont Observatory 20191004
Scope: FRC300 FL4680mm @ f15.6
Cam: ZWO ASI1600MM-C
Frame Exp: 60s
Frame Count: 223
Total integration time: 3.8hrs

Attached Image:

reconair's attachment for post 164545

Scott Busby
A.K.A. Reconair

Carpe Noctum

Mortal as I am, I know that I am born for a day. But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the earth.
- Ptolemy,c.150 AD