NGC1425 is a member of the Fornax-galaxy-cluster and shines with a magnitude of 10,5mag and measures apparently 6.0′ × 2.6′ arc.min.
It is of type SA(rs)b and contains large star formation regions.Its real distance is about 60mio.light-years
NGC1425 was detected by William Herschel in 1790.
position (epoch 2000):
Ra.: 03h 42m 11,5s
Decl.: -29° 53′ 36,0″
LRGB (520-140-140-140 min),a total of 15,7 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
This 15.2´x 15.2´sized sky-region in Fornax shows the galaxy NGC1425.
for full resolution click HERE
a picture with higher magnification can be seen here: