NGC1032 Galaxy in Cetus

This edged-on-galaxy NGC1032 you can find in the constellation of Cetus as a 3,4' × 1,1'-sized and 11,8mag.bright patch in mid-sized telescopes.

The real distance of this S0/a-typed galaxy is about 120mio.light-years.A small Supernova could be observed there in January 2005 (SN 2005E),probabaly the result of two white dwarfs,rotating around each other.

NGC1032 was first seen by F.William Herschel in 1783.


position (epoch 2000):

Ra.: 02h 39m 23,6s
Decl.: +01° 05′ 38″


image data:

LRGB image with L = 23x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each,a total of 15.67 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


for full resolution click HERE

this is a larger version of NGC1032:

a HST image of NGC1032 can be seen HERE






Last modified on Monday, 20 January 2020 16:44

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