NGC1350 is a SB-typed galaxy in the southern constellation of Fornax.Its apparent size is 5.2 x 2.9 arc-minutes with a brightness of 11.5 mag.
Its distance from our earth measures about 80 million light-years with a size of slightly bigger than our own milky way.
This galaxie´s arms are nearly forming a closed ring and is therefore also typed as a R-galaxy.It´s not yet clear,if it belongs to the Fornax galaxy-cluster.
RA: 03h 31m 08,1s
Decl.: -33° 37′ 43,1″
LRGB image with L = 28x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each,a total of 17.33 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 view of 83% of the CCD-field:
here is a bigger version of this galaxy:
here you may have a look to an ESO picture of NGC1350,taken with the VLT´s 8.2 meter Kueyen telescope