Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC2787 (Galaxy in Ursa Major)

Date & Time: Mar 29 2003, from 22:16 to 22:34 JST(+0900)
Composed 3 shots with 7 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

NGC2787 / Galaxy, type SB(r)0+
R.A.09h 19m 18.8s (2000.0)
Dec.+69° 12' 10" (2000.0)
Apparent Size3.1×2.0'
Radial Velocity127km/s
Distance12 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesM81 Group
Other IDsUGC4914, MCG12-9-39
CGCG332-41, PGC26341
NGC2787 is a spiral galaxy lying in northwest region of Ursa Major. The galaxy can be found out about 3 degrees west from the Bode's Galaxies (M81 & M82). NGC2787 has a round apparent shape, and no major features. A dimmed light is surrounding bright core.

NGC2742 ,NGC2768

Around NGC2805

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