NGC 7013 (UGC 11670) Galaxy in Cygnus

Located at: RA 21 hours 03 minutes 34 seconds, Dec +29 degrees 53 minutes 50 seconds

Size: 4.4' x 1.4' Magnitude: 12.4 blue Class: SA(r)0/a

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, 560 minutes (56 x 10 minute subs), 10/29 & 11/4/5/2012; seeing 3.5-5.7 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.66.4490.32361, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

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

Notes: I started imaging this object when the moon interfered with the M 32 image ... unfortunately, the seeing was very poor the next two days in November as I tried to finish this object.

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 7013
NGC 7013 = UGC 11670 = MCG +05-49-001 = CGCG 491-002
21 03 33.3 +29 53 49
V = 11.3;  Size 4.0x1.4;  SB = 13.1;  PA = 157d

13.1": fairly bright, fairly large, elongated NNW-SSE, dominated by a bright 
core containing a faint stellar nucleus.  A mag 9.5 star (BD+29 4291) lies just 
off the N edge 1.8' from center.  Located less than 2? SE of the bright eastern 
section of the Veil nebula!

- by Steve Gottlieb