NGC 4437 Spiral Galaxy in Virgo

This edge-on galaxy is displaying distinct areas of star formation in blue and emission areas in red beside the central very dusty galactic plane;

Image data:
LRGB (L 10x20m, R 6x20m, G 6x20m, B 6x20m) total exposure 9,3 h; 1 arcsec,

80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Baader Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile, robotic data acquisition,
Processing: Johannes Schedler

Image in 25/80% size below:


Last modified on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 21:30

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