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NGC 891 - Milky Way lookalike | by Peter the Fraudfinder
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NGC 891 - Milky Way lookalike

This is NGC 891, which according to scientists closely resembles our Milky Way as it would look if seen sideways on.

 

Taken in Luminance only, 12x7minutes.

 

Peter

Equipment used: Atik383L+ mono CCD, F6.3 reducer, Meade LX200 12inch SCT, Lodestar autoguider trhough 80mm refractor and all on EQ8 mount

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Uploaded on September 25, 2014