M 77 and NGC 1055.

M 77 (10inch) (12)

  M 77 &  NGC 1055.

NGC 77 (bottom) is an active barred spiral galaxy with an active galactic nucleus, about 47 MLY distance in Cetus.

NGC 1055 is an edge on spiral with a prominent dust lane. At 60 MLY distance, it is further away than M77.

Telescope.  10 Inch F4 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  15 x 600 sec.   Dec 2015.

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