NGC 55

NGC 55

NGC 55 is a Magellanic type barred spiral galaxy in Sculptor at a close distance of 6.5 MLY and a member of the Sculptor galaxy group.

There has been considerable star formation occurring in its central region.

F.O.V.   40 x 40 min of arc.

Telescope.   Orion Optics UK AG12.

Camera.   S Big  ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Dates.  30 x 600 sec. Sept 2019.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.