[back] UGC 9749 (Ursa Minor Dwarf) in Ursa Minor [NED]

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 Type dSph, distance ~ 86000pc/250000Ly.




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Image Type, Orientation: L-RGB Composite, North is at 11:45h
Exposure time: L: 24x600 sec., R,G :8x600 sec., B :7x600 sec., all 1x1 bin (7h50m total)
Exposure date: July 8th/17th 2007
Location: Skinakas Observatory at Crete, Greece, remote-controlled from Much/Germany
Filter: SBIG 2" LRGB filter set for STL
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in primary focus (f=1815.9 mm)
Photographer: Stefan Binnewies, Josef Pöpsel

A far distant cluster of galaxies near the lower bound of the dwarf galaxy is visible as a red "star cluster". The limiting magnitude of the image is ~ 23 mag.


Ein Galaxienhaufen in großer Entfernung macht sich am Rande unterhalb der Zwerggalaxie als roter “Sternhaufen“ bemerkbar. Die Grenzgröße der Aufnahme beträgt ~ 23 mag.

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