Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC2835 (Galaxy in Hydra)

Date & Time: Feb 18 2010, from 22:20 to 23:13 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1760mm, F7.1)
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)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

NGC2835 / Galaxy, type SAB(rs)c I-II
R.A.09h 17m 52.9s (2000.0)
Dec.-22° 21' 20" (2000.0)
Apparent Size6.6×4.3'
Radial Velocity+547km/s
Distance30 million light yrs.
Group of GalaxiesNGC2835 Group
Other IDsESO564-35, MCG-4-22-8
UGCA157, PGC26259
In southern part of Hydra, a medium sized spiral galaxy near a border to Pyxis is NGC2835. The galaxy has fairly lower meridian height so it's difficult to capture its spiral structures. The distance to the galaxy is estimated about 30 millions light years.


NGC2872, NGC2874

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