IC 5332

IC 5332

A beautifully symmetrical, face-on spiral galaxy in Sculptor at a distance of 39 MLY. The delicate faint blue spiral arms have tiny red H11 regions scattered across the disc.

There are a number of interesting faint small galaxies surrounding IC 5332.

F.O.V.   Cropped to 90% of the 40 x 40 min of arc.

Telescope.   Orion Optics UK AG12.

Camera.   S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Dates.   30 x 600 sec.   Aug, Sept. 2019.

Location   (Wiruna)  Ilford N.S.W.