NGC1023 Galaxy in Perseus
(RA 2h 40.4m , Dec. +39°04', 9.3 mag., 8.6 x 4.2 arcmin.)
This barred spiral galaxy is located 3°45' S of M34 or 5°30' SWW of Algol (b Persei - see finder chart below)
The above image was taken on February 21, 2001 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC camera was used on Celestron Ultima 8 SCT with f6.3 focal reducer. Telescope was autoguided with Cookbook 211 LDC camera on a piggybacked 500mm f8 telephoto lens. Five white exposures (5 x 240 sec.) were combined using AIP4WIN.
North is to the right.
Map created in Guide 7.0 - 7°45' x 12°. North is up.
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© Jan Wisniewski