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NGC 1232 in Eridanus


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About this observation
Damian Peach
Time of observation
06/10/2015 - 00:00
NGC 1232
Observing location
Siding Spring, Australia
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This superb face on spiral, part of the Eridanus cluster is not often photographed.  The galaxy is 60 million light years away and mag 10.5.  NGC 1232A is the small satellite galaxy nearby.  The pair are also known as Arp 41.  Many faint background galaxies are also seen.
Equipment used was 27"CDK scope with FLI CCD camera.  This is an LRGB of 120/10/10/10mins.
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