M110 : Andromeda's satellite Galaxy

Photographs by Andy Strappazzon

 

 


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Messier Number:
M110


NGC Number:
NGC 205


Common Name:
The Andremeda Galaxy


Constellation:
Andromeda


Distance from Earth:
2.69 million light-years


Visual Magnitude:
8.9


Size:
21'9 11'0


Rate:

Description:
Messier 110 (also known as M110 and NGC 205) is a dwarf elliptical galaxy that is a satellite of the Andromeda Galaxy. M110 contains some dust and hints of recent star formation, which is unusual for dwarf elliptical galaxies in general.(Wikipedia)

 

Date Taken:
15 August 2007

Location:
Italy - Altopiano dei 7 communi

Weather:
Temp = 15C

Equipment:
Skywatcher HEq5 Pro
Sigma 70-300mm Apo
Images aquired with: 
Canon 400D

Exposure Specs:
Lights: 5x180 sec @ 800ISO
Darks: 5x180 sec
Flats: - 
Offsets: 10

Total Exposure: 15min

Processed with:
Deepskystacker
Adobe Photoshop CS 2

 

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