This Sc-typed galaxy NGC7564 is situated in the constellation of Grus and has an apparent size of 5.5´x 1.6´and a visual brightness of 11mag.
Its real distance to our own milky-way is about 50mio.light-years.
NGC7456 was first seen by John Herschel in 1834.
position (epoch 2000):
Ra.: 23h 02m 10.6s
Decl.: -39° 34' 10"
LRGB image with L = 22x1200s, RGB = 7x1200s each,a total of 14.3 hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB Gen-II filters
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
here you see the Grus-galaxy NGC7456 in a 18.5´x 18.5´sized field.North is up.For full resolution click here.
here you see a more detailed version of NGC7456: