C30 (NGC 7331) is a spiral galaxy about 40 million light-years away in the constellation Pegasus. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. C30 is the brightest member of the NGC 7331 Group of galaxies.


Imaged by: Andy Wilson
Method: LX200 8″, MX916 CCD


C30 (NGC 7331) + 4 nearby galaxies. Stephan’s Quintet (NGC 7319, NGC 7315, NGC 7343 and others I beleive but unable to determine)

Date: 9th October 2015

SkyWatcher 100ED on a CG-5 Mount, F/8.5 focal reducer, Canon 1100D, Backyard EOS, Orion MMAG

20x 180s lights.
(C) 2015 Andy Smith