Sunday, February 05, 2017

photographed NGC 3941 (Halifax)

The Burke-Gaffney robot imaged NGC 3941 for me. A galaxy in Ursa Major. One of the RASC Finest NGCs.

RASC Finest galaxy NGC 3941 luminance

Luminance only, 60 seconds subexposures, 10 stacked shots. FITS Liberator, GIMP. North is up; east is left.

North of the main galaxy is LEDA 2094391. It is small, faint, and round. Near star TYC 02526-0109 1.

To the north-west, near GSC 02526-0160, is a small oval. LEDA 2093249.

To the north-east, near the top-left corner of the image, is PGC 37297. A soft oval with a bright centre.

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