Herschel 248 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 248, also known as NGC 3610, is a galaxy in the constellation of Ursa Major with classification E2.  Its diameter is ~63,000 light-years.  The bright star to the north-east in the top image is magnitude 7.4 SAO 27983. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (60 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (60, 60 and 48 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 55 degrees on 29 January 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 23’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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