Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC2841 (Galaxy in Ursa Major)

Date & Time: Jan 23 2015, from 25:47 to 26:31 JST(+0900)
Composed 7 shots with 6 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow 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)

NGC2841 / Galaxy, type SA(r)b:I
R.A.09h 22m 1.7s (2000.0)
Dec.+50° 58' 31" (2000.0)
Apparent Size8.1×3.5'
Radial VelocityN/A
Group of GalaxiesN/A
Other IDsUGC4966, MCG9-16-5
CGCG265-6, PGC26512
NGC2841 is a bright spiral at a claw of Big Bear's forefoot. This picture shows you a dimmed figure like a elliptic galaxy, and bright nucleus and dark lane crossing in slant can be seen. Big telescopes will give you an image with arms coiled up tightly. The galaxy has a long axis of about 8 arc minutes and a visual magnitude of 10.

Around NGC2805

Around NGC2857

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