NGC 1024

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Ari 2h39.2 +10°51' 4.7' x 1.9' 13.8 150 Mly ?

NGC 1024 is a spiral galaxy in constellation Aries. It has very tenuous arms. Also visible are NGC 1028 towards left and NGC 1029 bottom left. The "bright" star is Mag 7 (not visible with naked eye). Several other very distant galaxies are also visible.

NGC 1024


Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Jan 19, 2014 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
RGB 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP Processed to show the arms, therefore the grainy background...