Deep Sky Object in Winter
NGC1532 (Galaxy in Eridanus)
|Date & Time: ||Nov 23 2008, from 24:15 to 24:40 JST(+0900)
|Composed 4 shots with 10 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: ||Nikon D50 (Remodeled)
|Location: ||Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008×2000)|
NGC1532 is a large-sized spiral galaxy about 3 degrees northwest of upsilon4 Eri.
The galaxy has almost edge-on shape, we can detect dark lanes in its arms and detailed structures in central bulge clearly.
The galaxy has a length of about 15 arc minutes and estimated about 45 millions light-years away.
|NGC1532 / Galaxy, type SB(s)b pec sp|
|R.A.||04h 12m 02.5s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-32° 53' 19" (2000.0)|
|Distance||45 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||NGC1532 Group|
|Other IDs||ESO 359-27, MCG -5-11-2|
IRAS 4102-3259, PGC 14638