Location of photoPontotoc, Ms
Date/Time of photoOctober 3 at 11:00PM
EquipmentThis image was taken with a Celestron ASGT-C8 ,guided with a William Optics Z66SD mounted piggyback. Camera used was a Meade DSI Pro II with a Meade 3.3 focal reducer. Guide camera is a Meade DSI-C using PHD software.
DescriptionNGC 1055 is an edge-on spiral galaxy located in the constellation Cetus. It is nearby the more popular galaxy Messier 77. It has a thick dust lane that obscures most of the core.