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NGC 428
Penryn, California
October 2007/December 2010
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM RGB  15  minute subs
ST-2000XM Lum  10  minute subs (2010)

NGC 428 is classified as type SBm with a surface brightness of 13.5.  At 70 million light years, NGC 428 shows a tidal tail, a deformed  morphology and starburst activity indicating a past encounter with another galaxy.