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Catalogue and alternative designations ESO 305-9, PGC 16790


Type Galaxy (type SB(s)dm)
Position 05 08 07.6, -38 18 33.5
Constellation Columba
Camera and Telescope STXL6303 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB 480:150:150:150 luminance unbinned, colours binned 2x2 with Astrodon series 2 filters
Description This galaxy is one of the larger members of a cluster in Columba that also includes the large and bright NGC 1792 and NGC 1808.  The surface brightness is fairly low with a blue magnitude of 13.1.  The angular dimensions are 4.1' x 3.1'.