Re: NGC 797 + 801
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Nice detail in the galaxies.
From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:33 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 797 + 801
NGC 797 (UGC 1541, PGC 7832, VV 428, MCG+06-05-078 and others) is a face-on spiral interacting with MCG+06-05-078b (NGC 797b, VV 428b and others).
NGC 801 (UGC 1550, PGC 7847 and others) is an AGN galaxy located above NGC 797.
Information on both of these is parse and all over the place. Estimates put these between 160 and 260 million light-years away in Andromeda.
Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2
360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours
Imaged November 22nd, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.