Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:09

NGC 404 - Mirach's Ghost

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NGC 404 is a dwarf lenticular galaxy 10 million light years away. It lies just 7 arc-min away from the star Mirach, a red giant. The close proximity has earned it the name of Mirach's Ghost because of the difficulty of seeing it. 

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Andromeda
  • Right Ascension: 01h 09m 27.0s
  • Declination: +35° 43′ 04″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 10 million
  • Telescope: GSO 254mm RC
  • Camera: ZWO ASI071 OSC cmos
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