NGC 1357 Galaxy in Eridanus

NGC1357 is a 3,2' × 2,4' sized spiral galaxy of the type SB(s)a in the constellation of Eridanus.With a visual brightness of 11.6mag NGC1357 is a not so easy object for visual observers in the northern hemissphere.

It was first seen by William Herschel in 1785.


position (epoch2000):

RA.:     03h 33m 17s
Decl.:   -13° 39′ 52″


image data:

LRGB image with L = 28x1200s, RGB = 9x1200s each,a total of 18.3 hours

80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB GenII filters

Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled

image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken



 this is a 87% FOV of the FLI-CCD-camera:click here for a full resolution picture


 this is a more detailed look to NGC1357.The small galaxy down left is labeled PGC933903

Last modified on Friday, 05 January 2018 16:46

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