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NGC891

12.31.1969

NGC891

NGC891 is seen edge-on in the direction of the Constellation Andromeda at a distance of approximately 30 Million Light-Years. The edge-on view is dominated by thick dust lanes backlit by light of heavy star forming regions and the halo. Pinkish area reveal the HII in star forming regions. The galaxy is 100,00 Light-Years in diameter. Unusual filamentary streams of dust are streaming hundreds of Light-Years above and below the disk apparently result from supernovae explosions and heavy star forming activity. Object: NGC891 Distance 30 MLY Date: December 2015 Place: Fort Davis, TX Exposure Details: LRGB:590:180:210:270 unbinned Processing: MaxIm DL, CCDStack,Photoshop CS3,CC Optics: 12.5"RCOS Truss Focal Length: 2808mm @ f9 Mount: Paramount ME Robotic Camera: SBIG STL6303E Focus: RCOS Guiding: SBIG RGH Off-Axis Filters: Tru-Balance LRGB Gen II 2"

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