Updated: 12.21.03

NGC1055 is a "Sombrero" like galaxy in the constellation of Cetus and makes an nice wide field pair with M77 (see the shot taken with the Sky90). The area is rich in faint smudges with about a half dozen other galaxies visible. This shot was taken at the Chiefland Star Party, 2003.

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Image info:

12"LX200 on a Losmandy Titan Mount

Starlight Express

33x4 mins

f/6 (f/6.3 FR at 90mm spacing)

Stacked and processed in Astroart (no darks and no flats)

guided with the MX7C on a piggybacked Sky90 refractor with 2x barlow


Chiefland Star Party