Description: NGC 7331 was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. It is one of the brightest galaxies which is not included in Messier's
catalog. It shows a fine spiral
structure despite its small inclination from the edge-on position. Several
companions and background galaxies
are also visible in this image.
Credit: Daniel Bramich (ING) and Nik Szymanek.
Telescope: 1.0-m Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope.
Instrument: JAG CCD Camera.
Filters and exposure times: 10*100 second exposures in R, V and B.
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