Tim, I believe it. This galaxy is actually part of the Sculptor Galaxy Group and it is evident from the image there are lots of galaxies in this field. Bernard -----Original Message----- From: az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:az-observing-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tim Jones Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2012 4:42 PM To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: NGC247 Gorgeous shot - plus, I spot at least 29 other galaxies in the full frame. Tim On Dec 15, 2012, at 1:45 PM, Bernard Miller <bgmiller011@xxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi, > > > The link below is to NGC247. It is a spiral galaxy about 11 Million > light years away in the constellation of Cetus. It is part of the > Sculptor group of galaxies, which includes NGC253. You can notice many > of the background galaxies in the upper and lower right of the image. > If you click on the "Full Size Uncropped" link below the picture you > will see the original image where north is up. I posted a rotated and > cropped version because I think the galaxy looks better viewed horizontal. > > > > http://www.azstarman.net/NGC247.htm -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list. -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.