Deep Sky Object in Winter
NGC1315 (Galaxy in Eridanus)
|Date & Time: ||Nov 16 2007, from 25:17 to 25:53 JST(+0900)
|Composed 3 shots with 10 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|with IDAS LPS-P2-FF Light-pollution suppression filter|
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Nikon D80 (Remodeled)
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3872×2592)|
This image has captured a compact spiral of NGC1315.
The galaxy has only 1.5 arc minutes long axis, has no clear structures.
The galaxy has been positioned in western region of the Eridanus Cluster, a famous barred galaxy of NGC1300 is lying about 2 degrees north of NGC1315.
|NGC1315 / Galaxy, type SB(rs)0+?|
|R.A.||03h 23m 06.6s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-21° 22' 29" (2000.0)|
|Distance||60 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||Eridanus Cluster|
|Other IDs||ESO 548-3, MCG -4-9-2|