NGC 7184

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


20in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/8.4
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

L R G B 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

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Updated: 09/01/2005