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Photographer:

Chris Hutchesn

Email:

chutch44@wildblue.net

Location of Photo:

Pontotoc, Ms

Date/Time of photo:

October 3 at 11:00PM

Equipment:

This image was taken with a Celestron ASGT-C8 ,guided with a William Optics Z66SD mounted piggyback. Camera used was a Meade DSI Pro II with a Meade 3.3 focal reducer. Guide camera is a Meade DSI-C using PHD software.

Description:

NGC 1055 is an edge-on spiral galaxy located in the constellation Cetus. It is nearby the more popular galaxy Messier 77. It has a thick dust lane that obscures most of the core.

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