NGC 660

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Psc 1h43.0 +13°38' 9.1' x 4.1' 11 20 Mly

NGC 660 is a polar ring galaxy, a type of galaxy in which an outer ring of gas and stars rotates over the poles of the galaxy.

At least 7 very distant galaxies can also be seen on this image.


NGC 660 galaxy

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Nov 12, 2003 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 6x300
RGB 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP