NGC1792 is a hydrogen-rich galaxy of the apparent size of 5.5´x 2.6´ situated in the constellation of Columba.With a brightness of about 10.5mag it can be easily be observed with even mid-sized telescopes from sites far south..
The real distance of this SA(rs)bc-typed spiral galaxy is about 56 mio.light years.Because of its richness of hydrogen,this galaxy must be a place for massive star formation.
Rect.: 05h 05m 15s
Decl.: -37° 58′ 47″
LRGB image with L = 27x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each,a total of 17.0 hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
this shows 88% of the FOV of the camera,click here for full resolution
here is a more detailed view of this hydrogen-rich galaxy: