NGC 474 - NGC 470

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Psc 1h20.1 +3°25' 7.9' 11 About 100 Mly

NGC 474 is an elliptical galaxy in constellation Pisces at a distance of about 100 million light-years.

NGC 474 is top left. It has very tenuous arms as can be seen on the negative picture below. West (right) of NGC 474 is NGC 470, a Mag 12 nice little spiral galaxy. The "bright" star magnitude is 7 and to its right is NGC 467 a Mag 12 elliptical galaxy. At least four other distant galaxies are visible.

NGC 474 and NGC 470

NGC 474 arms:

NGC 474 arms

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Sep 25, 2005 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
 LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP