NGC3137 Galaxy in Antila

NGC3137 is a SA(s)d typed and 6,2′ × 2,2′ sized barred spiral galaxy with an apparent magnitue of 11.5mag.You can find in the constellation of Antilawhere it first was seen by John Herschel in 1837.

The real distance is about 40mio.light-years.It is part of the small NGC3175-galaxy-group with the other members labeled NGC 3113, NGC 3125, NGC 3175 und ESO 499-37.


position (epoch 2000):

RA.: 10h 09m 07,5s
Decl.: -29° 03′ 52″

LRGB(480-120-120-120 min),a total of 14 hours
north is up
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

this image shows NGC3137 in a 20,2x20,2arcmin.large field in Antila

for a full resolution image click HERE

here is a more detailed view of NGC3137:






Last modified on Thursday, 28 January 2021 12:13

Go to top