NGC 1672.

NGC 1672  (12x15min) OOO

NGC 1672.

A bright barred spiral galaxy in Dorado, showing  prominent dust lanes ,star clusters and emission nebulae. Approx. 60 MLY distance.

Note that the spiral arms start from the ends of the bright central bar.

Telescope. 16 Inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera. S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date. 9 x 600 sec+ 12 x 900sec.  Feb 2010, Feb 2016.

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