Re: NGC 48 + 49 + 51

Bernard Miller



Beautiful little galaxy group. Thanks for sharing.





From: On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, October 17, 2020 1:10 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 48 + 49 + 51


NGC 48 (UGC 133, PGC 929 and others) is the spiral at the center of the image located approximately 79 million light-years away in Andromeda.


NGC 49 (UGC 136, PGC 952 and others) is the galaxy to the left (east) of NGC 48. It is located approximately 214 million light-years away.


NGC 51 (UGC 138, PGC 974 and others) is the galaxy to the left of NGC 49. It is located approximately 239 million light-years away.


This field contains several other galaxies including IC 1534, 1535 and 1536, from right to left below the NGCs.


Luminance – 28x600s – 280 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2


400 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 40 minutes


Imaged October 13th, 14th and 16th, 2020 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.





Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     


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