[back] NGC 2207 & IC 2163 in Canis Major [NED]


NGC2207 Typ SBbc, IC2163 Typ Sbc distance ~ 36Mpc/114MLy




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Image Type, Orientation: LRGB Composite, North is at 11:00h.
Exposure time: L: 7x600 sec. 1x1 bin, R,G,B: 6x300 sec. 2x2 bin
Exposure date: March 22nd/23rd, 2004
Location: Capella Observatory at Amani Lodge, Kupferberg near Windhoek, Namibia
Filter: FR03 + Astronomik
Typ II LRGB filters
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus, f=4800 mm
Seeing (FWHM): 1.9"
Photographer: Dietmar Böcker, Ernst von Voigt
Remarks: The bigger one of the two galaxies is NGC 2207, the smaller one is IC 2163. They have nearly the same distance to us but NGC2207 is a little bit closer. You can see its dark dust arms hiding parts of IC 2163.
Bemerkungen: Die größere der beiden Galaxien ist NGC 2207, die kleinere ist IC 2163. Beide haben nahezu den selben Abstand von uns, aber NGC 2207 ist uns etwas näher. Einer ihrer dunklen Staubarme verdeckt Teile von IC 2163.

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