NGC 891 – Galaxy In Andromeda – Observer’s Challenge – November 2009 – Posted August 11th 2012

A beautiful edge-on galaxy which is highly elongated. The visual magnitude of 10.0 can be very deceiving due to the low surface brightness.  If conditions are not good, I have difficulty getting a good look using my 10-inch reflector, from my moderately light polluted backyard.  A dark sky is essential for effectively observing NGC 891.  RI

NOVEMBER 2009 OBSERVERS CHALLENGE – NGC-891

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