NGC 55 (Caldwell 72)

Telescope: Planewave 17" CDK Reflector, 2912mm FL
Camera: FLI ProLine PL16803, 4096 x 4096 pixels
Exposure: Lum: 9 x 3 minutes. Processed with PixInsight.
Location: Siding Springs Observatory, Australia (Elevation 3720')
Image Center (J2000): RA 0h 14m 59s, Dec -39° 12' 21"

Barred spiral galaxy, nearly edge-on, 32' long with 4 or 5 faint knots. 30 Globulars Clusters brighter than mag 20.0 have been identified. In 2008 about 136 blue supergiant stars brighter than mag 20.0 were identified.


NGC 55 (Caldwell 72), Barred spiral galaxy, nearly edge-on, 32' long with 4 or 5 faint knots. 
30 Globulars Clusters brighter than mag 20.0 have been identified. In 2008 about 136 blue supergiant stars brighter than mag 20.0
were identified., acquired with a remote telescope at Siding Springs Observatory, Australia (Elevation 3720')