NGC7418, NGC7418A, NGC7421, IC5273 and IC5265
Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia
Equipment - FSQ106ED and QSI683-8
Guiding - QSI OAG and SBIG ST-i.
Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5
LRGB 17 hours
Darks, flats and biases applied
Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6
Object -These galaxies lie on the border of Grus and Piscis Austrinus at a distance of 67 million light years. IC5265 which is a elliptical galaxy has a faint halo from the previous mergers. The z shaped blue galaxy is tidally locked with NGC7418 the central spiral galaxy. It has significant distortion as a result of the interaction.