Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 7172 galaxy group, Hickson 90


Type Compact galaxy group 
Position  22 02.0, -31 52
Constellation Piscis Austrinus
Camera and Telescope STXL11002 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien 
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB 225:45:40:40 Luminance binned 1x1, Colours 2x2 with Baader filters
Description This little group of galaxies doesn't seem to be imaged much.  NGC 7172 is lower left of centre (with the dust lane). NGC 7173, 7174 and 7176 form the interacting group just above centre.  ESO 466-46 and 466-47 are to the lower right.  The bright star is magnitude 6.7.