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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 7552


Type Galaxy
Position 23 16.2 -42 35
Constellation Grus
Camera and Telescope STL6303 and 31.75 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB =120:90:70:70 with Astrodon series 2 filters All 1x1
Description This galaxy is magnitude 10.7 and about 3' x3' in size.  It forms a wide field group with nearby NGC 7582, NGC 7590 and NGC 7599.  All four galaxies are sometimes referred to as the "Grus quartet"

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