Herschell 54 (North Up, East Left)
Hersshel 54, also known as NGC 488, is a ggalaxy of classification Sb in the constellation of Pisces. It has a diameter of ~177,000 light-years.  The bright star to the east of the galaxy is magnitude 7.48 SAO 109832. This image comprises 9 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 7 x Red, Green and Blue (120, 120 and 96 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 65 degrees on 17 September 2017. The fields of view are 34’ x 23’ and 18' x 12', respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 16 November 2018
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