Deep Sky Object in Spring
Around NGC2911 (Galaxies in Leo)
|Date & Time: ||Jan 24 2009, from 24:01 to 24:32 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)|
This picture shows you a small-scaled galaxy group at the tip of Leo's forefoot.
A bright one in center has a number of NGC2911, another galaxy in upper left-hand side is NGC2919,
and the smallest one just southeast of NGC2911 is NGC2914.
NGC2911 looks like an elliptical galaxy but it has been classified in peculiar lenticular galaxy.
|NGC2911 / Galaxy, type SA(s)0: pec|
|R.A.||09h 33m 46.3s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||+10° 09' 05" (2000.0)|
|Group of Galaxies|| -|
|Other IDs||UGC 5092, CGCG 63-7|
Arp 232, MCG +2-25-3