NGC 382 - ARP 331 galaxy chain

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Chain Psc 1h07.4 +32°19' 1.5'x1.3' 13 215 Mly

NGC 382 is a member of a galaxy chain, called ARP 331, at a distance of about 215 million light years. Members with NGC numbers are NGC 379, NGC 380, NGC 382, NGC 383, NGC 384, NGC 385, NGC 386, NGC 388  (see finder chart below). Other very distant galaxies are visible on this image, each of them comprising several billion stars.

NGC 382 galaxy chain


Finder chart:

 NGC 382 galaxy chain finder chart

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Dec 16, 2023 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
RGB 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP