NGC1784 Galaxy in Lepus

NGC1784 is a  4,1′ × 2,6′arcmin.sized and 12.0mag bright barred spiral galaxy of Hubble type SB(r)c in the constellation of Lepus.The real distance is about 11mio.light-years.

It was first seen by John Herschel in 1836


position (epoch 2000):

Ra.: 05h 05m 27,1s
Decl.: -11° 52′ 18″

LRGB (480-180-180-180 min),a total of 17.0 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 the fine barred spiral galaxy NGC1784 in a quadratic FOV (20´arcmin.):

For full rersolution click HERE


this is a larger version of the above picture:

Last modified on Monday, 08 February 2021 17:56

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