NGC891 Galaxy

Telescope C9.25 on AP1200GTO Designation NGC891
Focal Length F/5.8 1365mm Position RA: 02 : 22.6 Dec:+42 : 21
Guiding eFinder & SBIG guidehead Type Galaxies
Control MaximDL Magnitude 10
CCD Camera SBIG ST2000XM Size 2.5 x 13.5'
Image Scale 1.12 arcsec Distance 30 Million Light Years
Filters AstroDon LRGB Constellation Andromedea
Exposures 12 x 5min 1x1, 8 x 4min ea RGB    
Calibration Flats, Bias only    
Software MaximDL, Photoshop CS2    
Date Peach State Star Gaze Sept 2008    
NGC 891 is an edge on unbarred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered by William Herschel in August 1783. The galaxy is a member of NGC 1023 group of galaxies in the Local Supercluster. It has a H II nucleus.[3]