NGC1515 Galaxy in Dorado

This SAB(s)bc barred Spiral Galaxy is locatetd in the constellation of Dorado,deep down in the southern skies.It was first seen by John Herschel in 1837.Apparently sized 5,4′ × 1,3′ and

shining with an magnitude of 11,3mag,its an easy object for mid-sized telescopes (>6" aperutre).It is memeber of a small galaxy-group,called the NGC1515-group


position (epoch 2000):

Rektaszension 04h 04m 02,72s
Deklination -54° 06′ 00,2″

LRGB (460-140-140-140 min),a total of 14.7 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


in this squared 19.5arcmin. large field the main galaxy is NGC1515,he smaller one PGC 14388

for full resolution click HERE

this is larger version of these galaxies:



Last modified on Saturday, 30 January 2021 14:13

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