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Messier 74

M74 by Gerard van den Braak

Object data

Object type:

M 74 (NGC 628)

Size:

29x22 arcmin.

Magnitude:

10.5 x 9.5

Constellation:

Pices (Vissen)

Distance:

 24.000.000 LY

 

 

Exposure data

Date, time

2006-12-28    ~22.00 hour

Julian day number

2454 086

Location:

Zuidlaren, the Netherlands

Telescope:

Sugar-3 telescope 255mm F5,5 Newton

Camera:

ST 2000XM CFW10

Filters:

L: 1x5 min + 1x2 min

  R:
  G:
  B:

Temperature outside:

+5 0C

Temperature CCD:

-300C

Binning:

2x2

Field of view: 32x24 arcmins

Imaged by:

Gerard van den Braak

Processing tools:

CcdSoft, Photoshop CS

Notes: