NGC 7424

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Object data of NGC7424

Object type: galaxy (SBc)
Size: 10.0' x 8.2'
Magnitude: 10.9 mag
Constellation: Gru
Distance: 31 Mio Ly

NGC 7424 is a barred spiral galaxy located 31 million light-years away in the southern constellation Grus. It's structure and diameter make it similar to our own galaxy, the Milky Way.

Exposure data

Date: 2010-05-22 + 2010-06-13 + 2010-09-07 + 2010-09-11 + 2010-10-02
Location: Australia - Northern Galactic Members Telescope (Remote)
Telescope: 16'' RCOS (f=3700mm)
Camera: Apogee U9000 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Exposure time: L 28x10m / R 8x10m / G 7x10m / B 9x10m
Exposure time total: 8h 40m
Notes: Image acquisition by Herbert Walter and Bernhard Hubl; image processing by Bernhard Hubl