Herschel 338 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 338, also NGC 1055, is a galaxy in the constellation of Cetus with classification SBb. Its diameter is ~100,000 light-years. The bright stars to the north of the galaxy are 6.8 magnitude SAO110689 and 8.0 magnitude SAO110692. This image comprises 9 x Luminance (60 seconds each) and 6 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 over two nights, 25 and 27 November 2016. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 33’ x 21’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020