NGC660

NGC660

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NGC660 is a mag. 10.7 8.3 X 3. 2 arcmin galaxy near M74 in Pisces that is 24 million years distant. It is a polar ring galaxy resulting from the collision of two galaxies. North is to the left.

Image Date: 09/08/2007
Details: Exposure Time: 4.25 hrs NIR-blocked Lum; 80 min each R,G,B
Camera: SBIG  STL11000
Telescope: RC Optical  16" f/8.9 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount: Software Bisque  Paramount ME

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