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NGC 891                             image down-sampled 0.5x - click on image for full scale
Penryn, California
November 2005
M 250 @ f 9.3 (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LRGB 15 minute subs

An edge-on spiral galaxy with a heavy dust band, classified Sb at a red shift distance of 24 Mly.  A supernova was discovered in the galaxy in 1986.