NGC895 is a 3,6′ × 2,6′ sized and 11,7mag bright galaxy in the constallation of Cetus.It is typed SA(s)cd and has a real distance of about 120mio.light-years from us.
In September 2003 there could be observed the 17.5mag bright supernova SN2003id.
It was first seen bý William Herschel in 1785.
position (epoch 2000):
Ra.: 02h 21m 36,5s
Decl.: -05° 31′ 17″
LRGB image from
L = 22x1200s
RGB = 8x1200s each
a total of 15.3hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain
FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB Gen-II filters
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
here you see a 20.2 arc-min.squared star-field in Cetus with the galaxy NGC895 ih the middle.
For full resolution click HERE
a more detailed view of NGC895 can be seen here: