Month: September 2016

NGC 7424

NGC 7424 NGC 7424 is a barred spiral galaxy in Grus at a distance of about 40 MLY. NGC 7424 is very similar in size to the Milky Way. It is called a “grand design” galaxy because of its well defined spiral arms and the fact that this galaxy is not gravitationally bound to any other galaxy. […]

NGC 7329

NGC 7329 NGC 7329 is a near face on barred spiral galaxy in Tucana at a distance of 142 MLY. Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian. Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD. Exposure and Date.  19 x 900 sec.  Sept 2016. Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford  N.S.W.

NGC 7083

NGC 7083 NGC 7083 is a near face on spiral galaxy in Indus. Because of its well defined spiral arms and the ability to trace a given arm for most of its wrap, NGC 7083 could be classed as a “grand design” galaxy. Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian. Camera,  S Big ST4000 XCM OSC […]

IC 4721

IC 4721 and IC 4721A IC 4721 and IC 4721A are a pair of near edge on spiral galaxies in Pavo. There is a curious tiny more distant edge on galaxy that appears to be protruding out of the left side of the main galaxy. Also there are several  small more distant background galaxies scattered across the field. […]