Month: February 2018

NGC 1512

NGC 1512 NGC 1512 is a barred spiral galaxy with a double ring structure and is approx. 38 MLY distance in Horologium. The inner ring surrounding the centre is bright with recent star formation. The outer ring contains most of the stars, gas and dust of this galaxy. NGC 1512 is interacting with the smaller […]

NGC 1532

NGC 1532 NGC 1532 is an edge on barred spiral galaxy in Eridanus at a distance of 50 MLY. NGC 1532 is interacting with one of its many dwarf companion galaxies (NGC 1531). These tidal forces have created unusual plumes about the disc of NGC 1532 giving this galaxy a most distorted shape. F.O.V.   Cropped […]

NGC 1300

NGC 1300 NGC 1300 is a barred spiral galaxy in Eridanus at a distance of 61 MLY. This galaxy is a member of the Eridanus Cluster of Galaxies. NGC 1300 is one of the finest examples of this type of galaxy. F . O .V.   Cropped to 68% of the 25 x 25 min of […]