NGC 7727 Galaxy in Aquarius

NGC7727 in Aquarius or known as Arp222 (on Halton C. Arp's Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies) is a peculiar spiral galaxy about 76 million light-years away. The shape of NGC7727 is a product of the merger of two previous spiral galaxies.

RA: 23h39m54s DEC:-12°17'34" Apparent size: about 4,7x3,5 arcmin.

Image details L = 20x1200s R = 7x1200s G = 7x1200s B = 7x1200s

80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Baader filters, Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile

Image processing: Volker Wendel


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Last modified on Sunday, 01 November 2015 09:58

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