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NGC 7184

This galaxy is very similar in structure to NGC 4274. NGC 7184 is located some 114 million light years away. Many of its features appear quite small due to its distance. However, some of the major dust lanes and star forming regions can be glimpsed in this image.

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Last Updated: 30-Apr-2014

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Equipment

20in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/8.1

Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount

SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

LRGB color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 150 minutes binned 1x1

Red = 20 minutes binned 2x2

Green = 20 minutes binned 2x2

Blue = 20 minutes binned 2x2

Minimum credit line: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF