Deep Sky Object in Winter
NGC1569 (Galaxy in Camelopardalis)

Date & Time: Nov 4 2016, from 27:35 to 28:41 JST(+0900)
Composed 8 shots with 8 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...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)

NGC1569 / Galaxy, type IBm
R.A.04h 30m 49.7s (2000.0)
Dec.+64°50' 57" (2000.0)
Apparent Size3.6×1.7'
Radial Velocity-74km/s
Distance8 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesMaffei Group
Other IDsUGC 3056, CGCG 306-1
Arp 210, MCG +11-6-1
IRAS 4260+6444, PGC 15345
NGC1569 is a small irregular galaxy in southern region of Camelopardalis. The galaxy has an elliptic shape with a long axis of a bit smaller than 4 arc minutes, looks like a lenticular galaxy without clear structures. The galaxy is about 8 million light years away, a member of the Maffei galaxy group.


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