NGC 7424

NGC7424 is a faced-on SBc spiral galaxy with a a prominent central bar in the constellation of Grus.Its apparent brightness is 10.5mag with a size of 7.4´x 5.6´.The distance from earth is about 140 million light-years.It was discovered in 1834 by John Herschel.


RA:     22h 57m 18,8s
Dekl.: -41° 04´ 25,5"


80cm f/7 Astrooptik corrected Cassegrain ,FLI Proline 16803, Baader Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled

LR(Ha)GB  L 17x1200s, RGB 12x1200s each, Ha 6x2400s,a total integration-time of 20 hours.

Image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken.





                           here is a close-up: 



for an ESO/VLT picture look here

Last modified on Sunday, 11 October 2015 23:53

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