NGC 1  +  NGC 2  +  IC 1

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Object identification (1.2MB)

Object data of NGC1

Object type: Galaxy (Sb)
Size: 1.7' x 1.2'
Magnitude: 13.6 mag
Constellation: Peg
Distance: 180 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 1 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Pegasus. To the south of NGC 1 one can find NGC 2. These two galaxies do not form a physical pair, because NGC 2 is with a distance of 320 million light-years nearly twice as distant from Earth as NGC 1 (180 million light-years).

The above image shows beside NGC 1 and NGC 2 (right side) also the galaxy NGC 16 (left side). The double star IC 1 is visible near the centre of the image (See object identification).

Exposure data

Date: 2017-11-23 until 2018-02-04 (7 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 42x8min / R 13x8min / G 13x8min / B 13x8min
Exposure time total: 10h 48min
Notes: Bad transparency in many nights