NGC908 is a fairly bright spiral galaxy (type SA(s)C) in the constellation of Cetus of a visual magnitude of m10.5. The real distance is about 55 million light-years,its apparent size is 6.0. x 2.6 arc minutes.
It is a starburst galaxy with intense star-formation areas.Its morphology is very peculiar and there must have been a close encounter with another not yet known galaxy.
There were observed two supernovae;one in 1994 and another in 2004.Its the main galaxy of a little galaxy group,further containing NGC 899, NGC 907 and IC 223.
RA.: 02h 23m 04.6s
Decl.: −21° 14′ 02″
L = 22x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each,totally 15.33 hours,80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
here is a 75% field of view look at NGC908:
here you can see a close-up of NGC908:
for a look at this galaxy ESO´s VLT click HERE