NGC 1187

NGC 1187

NGC 1187 is a spiral galaxy 60 MLY distance in Eridanus. The inner region is dominated by older stars as shown by its yellowish glow, while the outer spiral arms are bluish from a younger generation of stars.

Cropped to 72% of original image.

Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  15 x 900sec.    Nov. 2016.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.