British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

Secondary menu

Main menu

BAA Community Member Pages Paul Anthony Brierley
Image search

NGC 383 Chain of Galaxies

Image

Expand image

About this observation
Observer
Paul Anthony Brierley
Time of observation
12/11/2017 - 20:01
Object
NGC383
Observing location
Cheshire
Equipment
AA 115 EDT F7
Atik 428ex
Atik EFW2
Losmandy G11 _Gemini L4
50mm Guider
Exposure
10x600 seconds plus 1x900 seconds
Tags
Like This Image
Share

We had a cold frosty, and very clear. Early Winter sky during Sunday evening. It was very welcome too. I was itching to finally capture some more ancient light, from the Whirlpool control room here in Cheshire.

Here is a picture of a very unfamiliar (to me) chain of Galaxies in Pisces. NGC 383.

I used my Atik 428ex on my 4.5" Altair Astro 115 EDT F7 Apo. The exposure times were all 600 seconds, with one 900 seconds exposure added.

I have listed all the objects visible in the field, copied from "Observing Selected, Small Galaxy Groups" by Alvin Huey.

Regards

Paul A Brierley

Observing Director Macclesfield A.S

Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of the work by third-parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the webmaster.