NGC 507 Galaxy Group in Pisces
NGC 507 group is a group of galaxies in the constellation of Pisces at a distance of about 200 million lightyears. The name is derived from its most prominent member, the elliptical galaxy NGC 507 in the center of the image. NGC 507 and NGC 508 (Arp 229) are the center of the group.
The WBL catalog lists 22 members for this group, most of them can be found in the annotated image. The members have been discoverd by Wilhelm Herschel, John Herschel, d’Arrest and Stephane Javelle between 1784 and 1899.
RCOS 14.5″ f/8
LRGB 380:400:320:280 min.
ROSA Remote Observatories Southern Alps
© Martin Rusterholz, Astrophotographer
Finder Chart NGC 507 Galaxy Group in Pisces
Image created by Skychart