Deep down south in the constellation of Antila you can find this barred spiral-galaxy NGC3175,shining al an apparent magnitude of 11.5mag and a size of 5,2' × 1,3'.
Typed as Hubble-Typ SB(s)ab,its distance from us amounts to about 40mio.light-years.This galaxy is rich in large star-formation-areas.
Together with NGC3113,NGC3125,NGC3137 and ESO 499-037 it is member of the small NGC3175 (LGG 189) Galaxy-Group.
It was first detected by John Herschel in 1835.
position (epoch 2000):
Ra.: 10h 14m 42,1s
Decl.: -28° 52′ 19″
LRGB image from L = 27x1200s ,RGB = 9x1200s each (540/180/180/180min),a total of 18.0 hours
80cm f/7 AstroOptik Keller corrected cassegrain FLI Proline 16803 Astrodon LRGB Gen-II filters
Prompt 7 CTIO/UNC Chile,remote controlled
image processing: Bernd Flach-Wilken
here you see NGC3175 in the mid of a squared 21.1arc-min. large FoV.
For full resolution click HERE
this is a more detailed look to this galaxy:
this a is comparisation of a HST-portrait of NGC 3175´s-center vs.our one: