Deep Sky Object in Autumn
NGC613 (Galaxy in Sculptor)
|Date & Time: ||Dec 23 2011, from 20:47 to 21:18 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)|
NGC613 is a medium-sized galaxy positioned around eastern edge of Sculptor.
The galaxy is not so large one with 5 arc minutes in long axis but the image can show you clear barred structure and arms.
The galaxy is floating about 65 millions light years away, it has been detected with larger telescopes that the galaxy's arms contain evolved star-forming regions.
|NGC613 / Galaxy, type SB(rs)bc II|
|R.A.||01h 34m 17.5s (2000.0)|
|Dec.||-29°24' 58" (2000.0)|
|Group of Galaxies|| -|
|Other IDs||ESO 413-11, MCG -5-4-44|
IRAS 1319-2940, PGC 5849