NGC 1532

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Object identification (2.5MB)

DSLR widefield image

Object data of NGC1532

Object type: Galaxy (SBb)
Size: 11.6' x 3.4'
Magnitude: 10.6 mag
Constellation: Eri
Distance: 55 Mio Ly
Notes: NGC 1532 is a bright spiral galaxy in constellation Eridanus. This galaxy is clearly interacting with one of it's dwarf galaxies, the amorphous dwarf galaxy NGC 1531. The tidal forces from this interaction have created unusual plumes above the disk of NGC 1532.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-07 + 2015-10-10
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: RCOS 14.5" f/9
Camera: FLI PL16070 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Exposure time: L 15x8min / R 10x8min / G 10x8min / B 10x8min
Exposure time total: 6h00min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner