Re: NGC 4051

Brian Ottum
 

Great detail and coloring.

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From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io <DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io> On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:28 PM
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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 4051

Hi all:

NGC 4051 is a Seyfert I type galaxy in Ursa Major. It is believed to have a supermassive black hole (1.73 million solar masses) and has had three supernovae since 1983:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc4051-LRGB.jpg

1.3X crop:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc4051-LRGBcrop.jpg

Image data here:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/ngc4051.html

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Clear skies,

Gregg
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