NGC3962 Galaxy in Crater

(RA 11h 54.7m , Dec. -13 58', 10.7 mag., 3 x 2 arcmin.)

This faint elliptical galaxy is located 315' N of h Crateris (see finder chart below).

The above image was taken on January 14, 2002 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC camera was used on Celestron Ultima 8 f6.3 telescope autoguided with Cookbook 211 LDC camera on a piggybacked 500mm f8 telephoto lens. Three white exposures (240 sec. each) were combined using AIP4WIN.

North is to the left.

Map created in Guide 7.0 - 745' x 745'. North is up.

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