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NGC 507 - Arp 229
Penryn, California
August 2006
FS-128G (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM  LRGB 15 minute subs

A dim face-on  elliptical galaxy of type E-So with a surface brightness of mag. 14.

This galaxy is part of a small group near the Pegasus super cluster of galaxies.  Kim, (2004) indicates the galaxy is rich in metals with a supersolar abundance of Fe possibly due to SN ejecta.