NGC 7606

    NGC 7606 is an 11.5 magnitude spiral galaxy with tightly wound spiral arms. It is estimated that this galaxy is 97 million light years away.              The galaxy's position in the sky is shown below the main image with a second image which will help you to pick out some of the background           galaxies shown in the main image.

Image captured using 60 second exposures through red, green and blue filters.

Copyright Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network.

NGC7606 lies in the constellation Aquarius.

It is also visible from our latitudes.

Move your mouse over the image to see the positions of some of the distant background galaxies which have been detected. You may be able to find some others.

 

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