NGC 2427

NGC 2427 (90)

NGC 2427

A 12th magnitude, very low surface brightness, barred spiral galaxy in Puppis at a distance of 45 MLY.

NGC 2427 is on the edge of an extremely large gas cloud, which accounts for the blotchy background of this image

Telescope.  16 Inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  13 x 900 sec.  March 2016

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.