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Photographer:

Geoff Smith

Email:

ghsmith45@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Ilford, NSW, Australia

Date/Time of photo:

28/29 January, 2014

Equipment:

Telescope: PlaneWave 12.5" CDK Mount: Astro-Physics 900GTO Camera: QSI540wsg Acquired in MaximDL, processed in PixInsight

Description:

NGC 1232 is an SAB type galaxy (that is, on the borderline between a barred spiral and an unbarred spiral) about 60 million light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. Nearby is the small galaxy NGC1232a. Although this looks like a companion to NGC 1232, redshift data indicates that it is actually a background galaxy.

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