NGC2427 is a SAB(s)c-typed barred spiral galaxy,that is situated near many interstellar clouds near our own milky-way in the constellation of Puppis.
Sized apparently 4,9' × 2.0' arc.min. by a magnitude of 11.6mag,its real distance amounts to about 33 mio.light-years.
John Herschel saw it first in 1835 with an 1,5m telescope.
A larger view to this sky region,including the famous gas cloud CG4 together with NGC2427 at the picture down left,can be found HERE.
position (epoch 2000):
Ra.: 07h 36m 28,2s
Decl.: -47° 38' 08"
LRGB (480-140-140-140 min),a total of 15.0 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
in a sky region with much interstellar dust you can detect NGC2427 in this 20,5´x 20,5´arc.min.large fiield
For full resolution click HERE
this is a more detailed look to NGC2427:
a HST-mosaic view to the center of this galaxy you can find HERE