NGC 1832 Galaxy in Lepus

NGC1832 is a barred-spiral-galaxy of Hubble-Typ SB(r)bc can be found in the constellation of Lepus.Only sized 2,6′ × 1,7′ and not of greater brightness than 12.5mag it is nevertheless an easy object for mid-sized telescopes (<6inch aperture).

The real distance is about 90 mio.lightyears with an diameter of 65.000 lightyears.It was first seen by William Herschel in early 1785.



RA.: 05h 12m 03,0s
Decl.: -15° 41′ 20″


image data:

NGC 1832 Galaxy in Reticulum
LRGB image with L = 24x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each,a total of 16.0 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 picture shows 91% of the FOV of the FLI16803-CCD-camera.Click here to show NGC1832 ina  full-resolution result.


here you can see a larger version of the picture above:

a HST version of NGC1832 can be seen here




Last modified on Friday, 31 May 2019 11:38

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