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La Cañada Observatory, is an initiative by Juan Lacruz, the observatory started astrometric operations in the summer of 2002, it is registered as station J87 in the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union.

The Observatory also participates in the studies on minor bodies promoted by the Group on Meteorites, Minor Bodies, and Planetary Sciences of the Institute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC).



Saturday, September 15, 2007

NGC 7331


Fine spiral galaxy in the constellation of Pegasus.
This image from La Cañada on 2007 Sept the 14th has been composed adding 6 frames 30 seconds each. LX200R 16" F10 + STL 1001E. The field of view is about 21 arc min.
The faintest stars shown are about 20V magnitude.
Some other five galaxies are visible. North is up, east is left.

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