This SB(r)bc typed, nearly faced-on spiral galaxy can be found in the constellation of Cetus. With an apparent brightness of 11.6 mag it measures 3,5′ × 1,9′. In its arms there is active star formation.
NGC151 was fist seen by William Herschel in late 1785.
position (epoch 2000):
RA.: 00h 34m 02.8s
Decl.: −09° 42′ 18″
LRGB image with L = 26x1200s, RGB = 8x1200s each, a total of 16.7 hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB GenII filters
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile, remote controlled image
processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
This image shows 74% of the FOV of the FLI16803-camera.Click here for full resolution.
here you see a more detailed version of NGC 151: