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Contains:  NGC 7424
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NGC 7424, 


NGC 7424

NGC 7424

Technical card

Resolution: 1791x1722

Dates:Oct. 6, 2018

Frames: 70x600"

Integration: 11.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.30% job: 2309274

RA center: 22h 57' 26"

DEC center: -41° 6' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.730 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.267 degrees

Field radius: 0.252

Locations: Wiruna Dark Sky Site, Ilford, NSW, Australia

Data source: Traveller


NGC 7424 is intermediate between normal spirals (SA) and strongly barred galaxies (SB). Other features include the presence of a central ring-like structure and a relatively low core brightness relative to the arms. The redder color of the prominent bar indicates an older population of stars while the bright blue color of the loose arms indicates the presence of ionised hydrogen and clusters of massive young stars. NGC 7424 is listed as a member of the IC 1459 Grus Group of galaxies, but is suspected of being a "field galaxy"; that is, not gravitationally bound to any group. [Wikipedia]



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