NGC 7727

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NGC 7727

NGC 7727 is the result of a merger between 2 spiral galaxies in the distant past. NGC 7727 is at a distance of 76 MLY in Aquarius.

NGC 7724 is the small face-on spiral (left bottom corner) that is not connected to NGC 7727.

Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposures and Dates.  12 x 600 sec + 11 x 900 sec.   Nov. 2012,  Oct 2016.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.