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Photographer:

Scott Busby

Email:

belmontobservatory@wildblue.net

Location of Photo:

Belmont Observatory, Spotsylvania, VA

Date/Time of photo:

10-04-2019/ 2:21 AM

Equipment:

Takahashi FRC300 on a EM400 mount and a ZWO ASI 1600MM-C camera.

Description:

NGC 891 (also known as Caldwell 23 or Silver Sliver Galaxy) is an edge-on unbarred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. The galaxy is a member of the NGC 1023 group of galaxies in the Local Supercluster. Scope: Takahashi FRC300 FL: 4680mm @ f15.6 Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM-C Frame Exp: 60 Frames: 133 Total integration time: 2hrs 13m, 59s Capture: SharpCap 3.1 Process: Deep Sky Stacker (DSS) 4.2.1 Finishing: Adobe Photoshop CS6

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