NGC-185

NGC-185 Dwarf elliptical galaxy in Andromeda

NGC-185

NGC-185 is a dwarf elliptical galaxy located in the constellation of Andromeda, about 7 degrees NNW of M-31, the Great Galaxy in Andromeda. NGC-185 is one of two gravitational companions to M-31, and lies at a true distance of about 250,000 light years from M-31. NGC-185 is brighter than its neighbor NGC-147, with a brighter core, but is smaller in size.
This image, acquired on December 18, 2017, is a 30 minute integration of 6 minute exposures through the Celestron C-11 at f/2, using the HyperStar III imaging system and the ZWO ASI071MC color CMOS camera, operating at -5 degrees below ambient temperature and binned 1 X 1. Guided, captured and combined using Maxim DL5 Pro. Post processed using PhotoShop CS2, Gradient XTerminator, StarShrink, Carboni's Astro Tools and NoiseWare.