NGC 784 (UGC 1501) Galaxy in Triangulum

Located at: RA 02 hours 01 minutes 17 seconds, Dec +28 degrees 50 minutes 15 seconds

Size: 7.3' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.2 blue Class: SBdm: 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, 690 minutes (69 x 10 minute subs), 11/18/19/21/2016; seeing 2.1-4.3 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: Moon is out of the early eastern sky, so it's galaxy time ...

From the NGC / IC Project:
Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 784
NGC 0784 = UGC 01501 = MCG +05-05-045 = CGCG 503-074 = PGC 07671
02 01 17.0 +28 50 15
V = 11.7;  Size 6.6x1.5;  SB = 14.1;  PA = 0d

17.5": fairly bright, very large, very elongated 4:1 N-S, weak concentration.

- by Steve Gottlieb