NGC134 galaxy in Sculptor

NGC 134 is a barred spiral galaxy which looks comparable to our own milky way. NGC134 reminds in some ways of NGC253 and is located in the same constellation, but the distance of about 60 million light years compared to the distance of 10 million light years for NGC253 shows the galaxy much fainter and smaller in size.

Constellation:    Sculptor
RA:                 00h30m21s
DEC:               -33°14'49"
distance:          about 60-80 mio. lightyears
total size:         2,6x1,7 arc-min

LRGB image
L = 22x1200s
R = 6x1200s
G = 6x1200s
B = 6x1200s

80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Astrodon LRGB Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile
Processing: Volker Wendel

Find the image in 70% below and an animation for a comparison with an image done with the 8m-VLT telescope.

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Animation between Chart32 image and VLT image below.



Last modified on Friday, 05 February 2016 16:48

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