NGC2815 Galaxy in Hydra

Of Hubble-Typ SBb this barred spiral-galaxy is labeled NGC2815.Sized apparently 3,5′ × 1,1′arc-min.and with an brightness of 12.0mag it is an easy southern-sky object for mid-sized telescopes.

The distance from us amounts to approx.104mio.light-years.This galaxy was first seen by Wilhelm Herschel in 1784.


position (epoch 2000):

Ra: 09h 16m 19,7s
Decl.: -23° 38′ 00″


image data:

LRGB (440-140-140-140 min),a total of 14.3 hours

80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain

FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB Gen-II filters

Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled

image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken


this is a 17.0´arc-min.squared sky-region in Hydra showing NGC2815.

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Last modified on Thursday, 08 April 2021 18:20

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