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The Grus Triplet by Damian Peach

Submitted by Planewave Instruments

 CDK700 (28″) @ F6.8. FLI camera. L: 60mins. RGB: 5mins.

This group of galaxies is located in the southern constellation of Grus and consists of three close spiral galaxies – NGC 7582, 7590 and 7599 located around 60 million light years away. The field also contains hundreds of more distant galaxies, many of them over a billion lights years away