NGC 7214 (Hickson 91)

NGC 7214 (Hickson 91)

An interesting group of distant galaxies with NGC 7214 being the large prominent spiral galaxy with its spiral arms being grossly distorted. This group is at a distance of 320 MLY in the constellation of Piscis  Austrinus. The whole field is littered with faint distant background galaxies.

F O V.   25 x 25 minutes of arc.

Telescope.   16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.  23 x 900 sec.  Oct  2017.

Location.   (Wiruna)  Ilford N.S.W.