NGC 7793

50% resolution (350kB)

80% crop (220kB)

Object data of NGC7793

Object type: galaxy (Scd)
Size: 9.6' x 6.4'
Magnitude: 9.7 mag
Constellation: Scl
Distance: 12 Mio Ly

NGC7793 is the faintest of the five major members of the Sculptor group of galaxies. Many HII regions are visible in the above image. To the right of NGC7793 you can see the faint galaxy cluster EDCC 373.

Exposure data

Date: 2010-07-21 + 2010-08-06
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 9x10m / R 5x10m / G 5x10m / B 5x10m
Exposure time total: 4h 00m
Notes: Image acquisition by Herbert Walter and Bernhard Hubl; image processing by Bernhard Hubl