NGC 6902, 6902 B, IC 4649

NGC 6902 (60) (crop)

NGC 6902, 6902 B, IC 4946.

NGC 6902 is a face on spiral galaxy in Sagittarius with a bright centre and very faint spiral arms and at 33 MLY distance.

Two other galaxies in this field are NGC 6902 B faint face-on spiral (left)  and IC 4946 edge on spiral (Top right).

There are countless faint tiny galaxies scattered across the field.

Telescope.   16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposures and Date.  14 x 600 sec+ 14 x 900 sec.   Aug 2011,  Aug 2016.

Location.  (Wiruna) , Ilford, N.S.W.