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Caldwell 23 (NGC 891)
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NGC 891 (also known as Caldwell 23) is an edge-on unbarred spiral galaxy (actually barred) 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. It has an H II nucleus.
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D
Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5
Guidescope: SkyWatcher 50mm/162mm Finderscope
Guide camera: QHYCCD qhy-5 II
Software: Incanus APT – Astro Photography Tool, Deep Sky Stacker, Adobe PhotoshopCS5
Filter: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip
Frames: 9×300" ISO1600
Integration: 0.8 hours
Avg. Moon age: 17.26 days
Avg. Moon phase: 93.11%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
RA centre: 35.784 degrees
DEC centre: 42.279 degrees
Pixel scale: 0.975 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: -95.322 degrees
Field radius: 0.347 degrees
Image from page 9 of “Games of skill, and conjuring: including draughts, dominoes, chess, morrice” (1865)
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Title: Games of skill, and conjuring: including draughts, dominoes, chess, morrice
Year: 1865 (1860s)
Publisher: London, New York, G. Routledge and sons
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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The Card discovered by the Touch or Smell 51 The Card in the I ut 52 BoAT-BtriLDiifG 53 Cutter 54 Smack 55 Schooner 55 Lugger 56 Modelling 57 Cardboard Work 57 Plaster Casts 67 Vegetable Carving 70 The Deaf and Dtiiie Alphabet 71 The Alphabet 71 The Eiddlee 75 Enigmas 75 PAGE Charades i … 77 Conundrums 78 Acting Chaeades 81 I. Charade in Dumb Show . . 81 II. Charade in Dialogue … 82Key to Enigmas, &c 88 Puzzles and Paeadoses … 90Key to the same …… 95 Miscellaneous 98 To polish Shells 98 Miniature Oak-tree 99 To extract the Perfume of Flowers 99 Vegetable Skeletons 99 Cherrystone Baskets 100 To form Figures in Relief on an Egg 101 Storm-glasses 101 To make Bread Seals …. 101To take Impressions from Seals 103Varnish for Ornamental Pur-poses 103 Snows 103 Punch and Judy 103 The Drama of Punch and Judy . 106 Fantoccini 113 Gallanty Show 115 The Wonderful Crocodile . . .117Chinese Show of Artificial Fire-works 122 The Model Stage 125 Tinselling 127 GAMES OF SKILL DRAUGHTS.
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of stratagem, are lessons wS the gamlof D?au4iTroStl v ?°i *^ uniformly explains.—Joshua SxueIes -^i^augms strongly mculcates, and This interesting game is considered to be of very remote orio-ir, Poet, mentioned it, and in 1668, Monsieur Ma Ipt . P • •rw?*!,*^,^- °^ !*■■= ^J <=ompIeaty, is second only to arise on that score, for, as the great authority upon the game. DRAUGHTS. Joshua Sturges, observes, It guards simplicity from the lures ofdeceit, and prevents cunning from preying on credulity; for wheresuperior skill alone commands success, the ignorant are not madenough to hazard theiH fortunes in a contest where loss is certain,and gain impossible. Considering the game as an amusement, itcannot be denied that it tends to improve those faculties of the mindwhich are eminently useful in every condition of life; and may there-fore be made the school of wisdom, but cannot, like the gamblingtable of chance, become the nursery of vice. The draught-board is a square, divid
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