NGC 55

NGC 55 (mosaic)

NGC 55

A bright and large barred irregular galaxy in Sculptor at 7 MLY distance.

This Magellanic type galaxy seen near edge on is a member of the Sculptor galaxy group.

There are many faint background galaxies in the area.


Telescope.  16 inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure & Time.  12 x 900 sec.(2)  Oct 2013.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.