NGC 3079

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy UMa 10h02.0 +55°41' 7.6' x 1.7' 11 50 Mly

NGC 3079 is a barred spiral galaxy about 50 million light-years away, and located in the constellation Ursa Major. A prominent feature of this galaxy is the "bubble" forming in the very center.

Other galaxy visible = MCG+9-17-9

NGC 3079

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
April 8, 2003 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP