NGC 5247

NGC 5247 (spsp) (40) (crop)

NGC 5247

NGC 5427 is an unbarred multi armed face-on spiral galaxy about 60 MLY in Virgo.

This galaxy is classed as a grand design spiral galaxy which means the galaxy displays no indications of distortions caused by interaction with other galaxies.

Telescope.  16 Inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  15 x 600sec + 12 x 900sec.  May 2012, May 2016.

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