NGC 4051 in Ursa Major
NGC 4051 in Ursa Major is a classical Seyfert galaxy like the more famous sprial galaxy M77 in Cetus. The galaxy is moderate large, extending 80’000 light-years in true physical extent, which we see at inclination of 40 deg shining at 11 mag. The distance from earth is about 48 million light-years.
[description from O’Meara]
RCOS 14.5″ f/8
LRGB 580:220:200:200 min.
ROSA Remote Observatories Southern Alps
© Martin Rusterholz, Astrophotographer
Finder Chart NGC 4051 in Ursa Major
Image created by Skychart
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