Herschel 168 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 168, also known as NGC 4143, is a galaxy of type S0 in the constellation of Canes Venatici.  It has a diameter of ~30,000 light-years.  The bright star to the south-west is magnitude 7.6 SAO 44055. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (60 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (60, 61 and 48 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 75 degrees on 4 February 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 32’ x 21’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 10 July 2018
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