NGC2841

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Bernard Miller

Phoenix, AZ

Telescope: Planewave CDK-17
Camera: FLI PL16803
Mount: Paramount ME

This is an image of NGC2841. It is an unbarred spiral galaxy about 46 million light years away in the constellation Ursa Major. It is about 150,000 light years in diameter, making it larger than our own Milky Way galaxy. It is a prototypical flocculent spiral galaxy, a type of spiral galaxy whose arms are patchy and discontinuous.

Luminance: 27×20 minutes (binned 1×1)
Red: 12×15 minutes (binned 2×2)
Green: 12×15 minutes (binned 2×2)
Blue: 12×15 minutes (binned 2×2)

2018-04-14T00:00:00

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