NGC1357 is a 3,2' × 2,4' sized spiral galaxy of the type SB(s)a in the constellation of Eridanus.With a visual brightness of 11.6mag NGC1357 is a not so easy object for visual observers in the northern hemissphere.
It was first seen by William Herschel in 1785.
RA.: 03h 33m 17s
Decl.: -13° 39′ 52″
LRGB image with L = 28x1200s, RGB = 9x1200s each,a total of 18.3 hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB GenII filters
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
this is a 87% FOV of the FLI-CCD-camera:click here for a full resolution picture
this is a more detailed look to NGC1357.The small galaxy down left is labeled PGC933903