NGC891

Teaser:
This spectacular edge-on galaxy is in Andromeda at a distance of around 30 million years and is believed to be a similar size and shape to our own Milky Way galaxy. It was featured as an APOD (Astronomical Picture Of the Day) earlier in 2017.
Priority:
Interesting
Month:
October
Visibility:
August - February
RA (J2000):
02 22 32.9
Dec (J2000):
+42 20 53
Image:
Observing tips:
BVR (colour) images of 120 seconds with FT North
Description:

The visibility plot of NGC891 from LCO telescope sites through November is shown below. From this graph, the ideal site to observe NGC891 from (for UK/EU schools) is Haleakala, from 06:00UT until 14:00UT. NGC891_Northern_visibility.png

Dates visible:
Aug 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018