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)|
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.
|NGC1187 / Galaxy, type (R')SB(s)c: I-II|
|R.A.||03h 02m 37.6s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-22° 52' 04" (2000.0)|
|Group of Galaxies||N/A|
|Other IDs||ESO480-23, MCG-4-8-16|