Stephan's Quintet is a group of five galaxies (NGC7317, NGC7318A, NGC7318B, NGC7319,
and NGC7320) in the constellation Pegasus.  This gravitationally bound galaxy group lies
300 million LY distant!  NGC7320 is the bright central spiral,  and although visually a member of
the Group, it is has proven to be significantly closer and a member of the NGC7331 Group
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September 11, 2013
14" LX200  f/6.3
Canon Digital Rebel 500D / Modified (Hutech)
120 Minutes / 30x240s @ 800ASA
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski


 

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