NGC2427 Galaxy in Puppis

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"


image data:

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

Last modified on Monday, 01 March 2021 18:16

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