NGC 7141 Galaxy in Indus

NGC7141 can be found deep in the south in the constellation of Indus.Shining at an magnitude of 11,7mag it has an apparent size of 4,1' × 3,0'.

It is a barred-spiral-galaxy of type SB(rs)b at a distance of about 131mio. light-years.

It was first seen by John Herschel in 1834


position (epoch 2000):

Ra.:  21h 52m 15,3s
Decl.:  -55° 34′ 11″


image data:

LRGB image with L = 22x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each,a total of 15.3 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 NGC7141 in a 19.6 arcmin.squared FOV

For full resolution click HERE


a more detailed version can be seen here:


Last modified on Wednesday, 15 January 2020 18:37

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