NGC 684 (IC 165, UGC 1292) Galaxy in Triangulum

Located at: RA 01 hours 50 minutes 14 seconds, Dec +27 degrees 38 minutes 48 seconds

Size: 3.4' x 0.6' Magnitude: 13.3 blue Class: Sb sp

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

 Lumicon Red filter, 710 minutes (71 x 10 minute subs), 11/22/23/24/25/2016; seeing 2.2-4.2 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.93.6093.26774, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: As with NGC 784, I continue with galaxies ...

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 684
NGC 0684 = UGC 01292 = MCG +04-05-017 = CGCG 482-022 = IC 165 = PGC 06759
01 50 14.0 +27 38 48
V = 12.4;  Size 3.2x0.6;  SB = 12.9;  PA = 90d

17.5": fairly faint, fairly small, edge-on 4:1 E-W, even concentration, small 
bright core, stellar nucleus.  A mag 12 star is 1.8' ESE of center.  Located 32' 
NE of N672 in group.

- by Steve Gottlieb