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M110 - NGC 205 - Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy


Messier 110 (M110) is a dwarf elliptical galaxy in the constellation Andromeda. While not included in his list, Charles Messier included both M110 and M32 in a drawing of the Andromeda galaxy in 1773. M110 is one of 14 satellite galaxies of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31), is located about 2.7 million light years from earth and is approximately 5,400 light years long. Its elliptical shape is about twice as long as it is wide. Discovered in 1773 by Charles Messier, M110 was added to the Messier List in 1967 by Kenneth Glyn Jones.

Location Data
Constellation: Andromeda
Right ascension: 0h 40.4m
Declination: Declination: 41° 41′
Distance:  2,675,000 ly
Size:  5,400 ly

Observation Data
Apparent magnitude: 9.0
Apparent size: 17' arcmins

M110 Location - Image From Stellarium

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M31, M32, and M110 by Paul BorchardtM31, M32, and M110   
Canon T3i DSLR with a Canon 400mm F5.6 telephoto lens piggyback on B-scope. Single frame. 18 exposures at three minutes each. 51 minutes total exposure. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing in Nebulosity and Photoshop. Oct. 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

Andromeda Galaxy  by Chad AndristM31, M32, and M110
Canon 60D modified through Stellarvue SV80ST CF triplet, no guiding. 64x120s @ 800ISO in Sequence Generator Pro. Flats taken in Backyard EOS. No darks or bias. Pre and post processing in Pixinsight, Adobe Lightroom. Oct. 2016
Photo: Chad Andrist

M31  by Gabe ShaugnnessyM31, M32, & M110 - Andromeda Galaxy 
Mosaic. Scope: TMB92SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, L: 33x5min, RGB: 56x5min total, 7.4 hrs total exposure. Aug 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

M17 - Swan NebulaM31 / M32
Remotely from NM. FSQ 106 TAK refr at F/5. STL-11000M ABG camera. 2 hr exp, 10 6 min Lum exp (1:1), and R, G, B in sets of 4 5 min binned (2:2).
Dec 2010
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz

Remote from New Mexico Skies. STL11000 SBIG CCD camera on Paramount mount with TAK BRC250 scope. Oct. 2006
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz