Messier 77  +  NGC 1055

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Object data of M77

Object type: galaxy (Sb/P)
Size: 7.3' x 6.3'
Magnitude: 9.7 mag
Constellation: Cet
Distance: 58 MLy

Object data of NGC1055

Object type: galaxy (SBb)
Size: 7.6' x 3.0'
Magnitude: 11.4 mag
Constellation: Cet
Distance: 80 MLy

Exposure data

Date: 2005-10-29 + 2005-10-31
Location: Steinbach am Ziehberg / Austria (920m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1  /   RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 15x12m / R 6x10m / G 6x5m / B 6x5m
Exposure time total: L 180min    /   RGB 120 min


Two minor planets between M77 and NGC1055

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Below you find a 200% zoom centered on  NGC 1055