NGC1425 Galaxy in Fornax

NGC1425 is a member of the Fornax-galaxy-cluster  and shines with a magnitude of 10,5mag and measures apparently 6.0′ × 2.6′ arc.min.

It is of type SA(rs)b and contains large star formation regions.Its real distance is about 60mio.light-years

NGC1425 was detected by William Herschel in 1790.


position (epoch 2000):

Ra.: 03h 42m 11,5s
Decl.: -29° 53′ 36,0″


image data:

LRGB (520-140-140-140 min),a total of 15,7 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


This 15.2´x 15.2´sized sky-region in Fornax shows the galaxy NGC1425.

for full resolution click HERE

a picture with higher magnification can be seen here:

Last modified on Tuesday, 16 March 2021 18:18

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