NGC 151 Galaxy in Cetus

This SB(r)bc typed, nearly faced-on spiral galaxy can be found in the constellation of Cetus. With an apparent brightness of 11.6 mag it measures 3,5′ × 1,9′. In its arms there is active star formation.

NGC151 was fist seen by William Herschel in late 1785.


position (epoch 2000):

RA.:     00h 34m 02.8s
Decl.:   −09° 42′ 18″


image data:

LRGB image with L = 26x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each, a total of 16.7 hours

80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB GenII filters

Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile, remote controlled image

processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken


This image shows 74% of the FOV of the FLI16803-camera.Click here for full resolution.


here you see a more detailed version of NGC 151:

Last modified on Saturday, 13 January 2018 17:10

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