Messier 40
Messier 40
  • Description: Double star Winnecke 4 in Ursa Major. The least impressive of the Messier Objects - a double star in Ursa Major. There are two galaxies to the left and below M40 - NGC4290 (mag. 12.7) and NGC4284 at magnitude 14.3. Otherwise not a lot to see in this immediate area.

  • Film: Hypered Kodak Tech Pan
  • Scope: 8" f6 Newtonian
  • Exposure: 20 Minutes
  • Location: Wilson Coulee Observatory, Alberta
  • Date: March 8, 1992
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