NGC 7217

LRGB 120 81 87 99 min.
ASA 16" RC f/8
ZWO ASI 6200MM Pro

Constellation Pegasus
Ra 22h 07m 52s
Dec 31° 21´ 33"

NGC 7217 is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Pegasus. The galaxy is a gas-poor system, whose main features are the presence of several rings of stars concentric to its nucleus: three main ones - the outermost one being of the most prominent and the one that features most of the gas and star formation of this galaxy plus several others inside. This suggests that NGC 7217s central regions have suffered several starbursts. NGC 7217 has also a very large and massive spheroid that extends beyond its disk.

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