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ngc891 final C 9 22 23

ngc891 final C 9 22 23

Added some sharpness.

    NGC 891 (also known as Caldwell 23, the Silver Sliver Galaxy, and the Outer Limits Galaxy) is an edge-on unbarred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. It was discovered by William Herschel on October 6, 1784. The galaxy is a member of the NGC 1023 group of galaxies in the Local Supercluster.


    Other galaxies are observed including (bottom right) NGC 898 at 274 million light-years away. 

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