Deep Sky Object in Winter
NGC1187 (Galaxy in Eridanus)

Date & Time: Dec 23 2016, from 21:59 to 23:05 JST(+0900)
Composed 10 shots with 6 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium UV/IR cut filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

NGC1187 / Galaxy, type (R')SB(s)c: I-II
R.A.03h 02m 37.6s (2000.0)
Dec.-22° 52' 04" (2000.0)
Apparent Size5.4×4.0'
Radial VelocityN/A
Group of GalaxiesN/A
Other IDsESO480-23, MCG-4-8-16
UGCA49, PGC11479
NGC1187 is a spiral galaxy positioned about 40 arc minutes north from tau-3 Eri. The galaxy has a long axis of 5 arc minutes or so and a brightness of 11th magnitude. The galaxy has been classified in bared galaxy, we can recognize well-proportioned two arms in this image.



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