Herschel 278 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 278, also known as NGC 4179, is a galaxy in the constellation of Virgo with classification S0.  Its diameter is ~60,000 light-years.  This image comprises 10 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 5 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 55 degrees on 31 March 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 23’ and 18’ x 11’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 14 August 2018
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