K3's Astronomy - Deep Sky
"When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars which You have set in place, what is Man that You are mindful of him?" -- Psalm 8:3,4

M32 - Elliptical Galaxy (Companion of M31)

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M32 - Elliptical Galaxy (Companion of M31), 17.10.2001 (23:15 UT)
Resolution: 1.92 arcsec/pixel
Camera: Vesta 675SC at prime focus
Telescope: 8" F6 Orion Europa Newtonian
Result focal ratio: F6
Exposure: 27x10s (gain 75%), 50xDF
Seeing: lim.magnitude for naked eye 4.0, wind (blinking stars)

Dwarf galaxy, a companion of great M31 galaxy in Andromeda.

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The same source as above, but result is created in logaritmic brightness scale. It enables to show greater range of brightness.

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Last Update: 25.10.2001