NGC 1291

 

NGC 1291 (90)

NGC 1291

A ring galaxy with an unusual inner bar and outer ring structure, about 33 MLY distance in Eridanus.

Several faint background galaxies can been seen through this ring structure.

Telescope.  16 inch  F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure & Time.  14 x 900 sec.  Jan 2013.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.