NGC7456 Galaxy in Grus

This Sc-typed galaxy NGC7564 is situated in the constellation of Grus and has an apparent size of 5.5´x 1.6´and a visual brightness of 11mag.

Its real distance to our own milky-way is about 50mio.light-years.

NGC7456 was first seen by John Herschel in 1834.


position (epoch 2000):

Ra.:    23h 02m 10.6s
Decl.:   -39° 34' 10"


image data:

LRGB image with L = 22x1200s, RGB = 7x1200s each,a total of 14.3 hours

80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB Gen-II filters

Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled

image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken


here you see the Grus-galaxy NGC7456 in a 18.5´x 18.5´sized field.North is up.For full resolution click here.

here you see a more detailed version of NGC7456:




Last modified on Tuesday, 05 November 2019 18:07

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