"Stephan's Quintet" in Pegasus
NGC 7320 (Brightest)

Stephan's Quintet

Image Details:

Telescope: Celestron 14 @ F11.4 (3975mm)
Wikipedia Notes: Stephan's Quintet in the constellation Pegasus is a visual grouping of five galaxies of which four form the first compact galaxy group ever discovered.[2] The group was discovered by Édouard Stephan in 1877 at Marseilles Observatory.[3] The group is the most studied of all the compact galaxy groups.[2] The brightest member of the visual grouping is NGC 7320 that is shown to have extensive H II regions, identified as red blobs, where active star formation is occurring.
Mount: Astro-Physics 1200GTO
Camera: SBIG ST-10XME w/CFW-8A & Astrodon Filters
Exposure: LRGB = 380:60:60:60 Minutes (RGB Binned 2x2)
Location: ARGO, Oregon USA
Date: September 2005