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NGC 128
Penryn, California
September 2010
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM  LRGB 10 minute subs

NGC 128 is classified as SO and is the dominant galaxy in a a group of  galaxies.  Surface brightness is approximately mag 11.6.  Distance is 194 Mly.
Studies indicate disruption due to  a minor mergers resulting in two counter rotating nuclear disk tilted to the main axis of the galaxy forming the x-shaped galactic core. (D'Onofrio, 1999)