NGC 7424

NGC 7424

NGC 7424 is a barred spiral galaxy in Grus at a distance of 37 MLY. It is known as a “grand design” galaxy because of its well defined spiral arms. The blue spiral arms and H11 regions indicate an active star forming galaxy.

F.O.V.   Cropped to 90% of the 40 x 40 min of arc.

Telescope.   Orion Optics UK  AG12.

Camera.   S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure.   28 x 600 sec.   Aug, Sept 2019.

Location.   (Wiruna)  Ilford  N.S.W.