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Elliptical galaxy M110

Die Spiralgalaxie M110 is in the constellation Andromeda (And).

M110

Equatorial coordinates (epoch J2000):
Ra (α):00h40.4m, Dec (δ):+41° 41'

Visual magnitude: 8,0m
Distance from the galaxy M110 to the Sun is 2,57*106 light years
Angular size: 22'×11'
Class: E6
External dimensions the galaxy M110 are about 16000 light years.
Estimated weight the galaxy: 10x109 suns

Discoverer: Charles Messier, 1773 year.

The designation M110 in other catalogs: NGC 205

Optimum magnification for a telescope with observations of M110, depending on the aperture of the telescope (D), is about D/3-D/2. Higher magnifications of course add details, but lead to a strong drop in the brightness of the image, making it difficult to observe.

The best month for observing M110 is October. At this time, the object is at midnight near its highest point in the sky, that is, it is less affected by light from the lanterns and atmospheric distortions.

M109
Мessier 109
M1
Мessier 1

Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com  
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