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C23

Object
Cat.
Const
Type
Common Name
RAHrs
RAMins
DecDeg
DecMin
vMag
Size
C23
NGC891
And
Spiral Galaxy
none
2
22.6
42
21
9.9
14x3

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Chart

C23 is an edge on unbarred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered by William Herschel on October 6 1784. The galaxy is a member of the NGC 1023 group of galaxies in the Local Supercluster. It has a H II nucleus.
Visually, the object is visible in small to moderate size telescopes as a faint elongated smear of light with a dust lane visible in apertures 200mm and above.

c23_aw01t.jpg
Bagged by:Andy Wilson
Method:LX200, MX916 CCD
Special Features: Nice dust lane imaged
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