NGC 1365

NGC 1365 (40)

NGC 1365

A beautiful face-on barred spiral galaxy in Fornax at 60 MLY distance.

The dominate member of this Fornax galaxy group, with intense star forming regions along the spiral arms.

Telescope.  16 inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposures & Time.  21 x 900 sec.  Nov 2011, Jan 2014.

Location. (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.