Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC3200 (Galaxy in Hydra)


Date & Time: Dec 24 2011, from 25:20 to 25:50 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 shots with 6 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1790mm, F7.1)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon & Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(2784×1848)
Device Size...DX Format (24×16mm)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO3200




NGC3200 / Galaxy, type SAB(rs)c: II
R.A.10h 18m 36.5s (2000.0)
Dec.-17°59' 03" (2000.0)
Apparent Size4.2×1.2'
Radial Velocity+3537km/s
Magnitude12.8
DistanceN/A
Group of Galaxies -
Other IDsUGCA 210, ESO 567-45
MCG -3-26-37, PGC 30108
In central region of Hydra, NGC3200 has been positioned at about 2 degrees southwest of mu Hydrae. The galaxy has a brightness of 12.8th magnitude and a long axis of a bit larger than 4 arc minutes, has been classified in barred galaxy although this image cannot show you detailed structures.




Around NGC3190

NGC3226, NGC3227


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