Deep Sky Object in Winter
NGC1337 (Galaxy in Eridanus)

Date & Time: Oct 16 2004, from 28:11 to 28:30 JST(+0900)
Composed 3 shots with 8 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3024×2016)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto

NGC1337 / Galaxy, type SB(s)cd II-III
R.A.03h 28m 5.9s (2000.0)
Dec.-08° 23' 23" (2000.0)
Apparent Size5.8×1.5'
Radial VelocityN/A
Group of GalaxiesN/A
Other IDsMCG-2-9-42, PGC12916
NGC1337 is a bared galaxy in northern region of Eridanus. You can find the galaxy out about 3 degrees east of zeta Eri. The galaxy has a edge-on angle, cannot be detect detailed structures. A long axis is about 6 arc minutes and brightness has been estimated about 12th magnitude.


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