Deep Sky Object in Spring
NGC3672 (Galaxy in Crater)
|Date & Time: ||Apr 24 2004, from 21:31 to 21:56 JST(+0900)
|Composed 4 shots with 8 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|
A compact spiral galaxy in northern region of Crater is NGC3672.
The galaxy has a brightness of 11.7th magnitude and a long axis of about 4 arc minutes.
This picture shows you dimmed arms being wound, but maybe you can detect only dimmed elliptic light through larger telescopes.
|NGC3672 / Galaxy, type SA:(rs:)c I-II|
|R.A.||11h 25m 2.4s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-09° 47' 43" (2000.0)|
|Distance||90 million light yrs.|
|Group of Galaxies||NGC3672 Group|
|Other IDs||MCG-2-29-28, UGCA235|