Object name: NGC6922
NGC 6922 is a very strange face on spiral in Aquila. Not exactly a constellation known for its galaxies. NED classifies it as SA(rs)c pec: with HII emission. The HII seems well below my poor seeing limits. Its redshift puts it some 250 million light-years distant which doesn't help my resolution any. It is about 70,000 light-years across at its widest point. A note at NED asks: "Small companion superimposed?" I assume this refers to the small fuzzy white object to the right (west) of its core. Unfortunately, this field is located deep in the Zone of Avoidance so there are few surveys of galaxies conducted in this area. Whatever that white fuzz ball is it isn't listed in any catalog I found. It appears to be either a huge star cloud in the galaxy or another galaxy. If a galaxy is it beyond or in front of NGC 6922? If the latter it is likely a compact dwarf of some sort. NGC 6922 was discovered by Albert Marth on July 24, 1863 using a 48" reflector. You can see a drawing of this nightmare to use scope at: http://www.klima-luft.de/steinicke/ngcic/persons/lassell.htm . I have to wonder what these astronomers would think of what we amateurs can do today with far more convenient scopes and computer imaging.
Related Designation(s):2MASS J20295290-0211282, 2MASX J20295290-0211283, 2MASXi J2029529-021127, 6dF J2029529-021128, AKARI J2029527-021130, CGCG 2027.3-0221, CGCG 373-017, HDCE 1114 NED001, HIPASS J2029-02, IRAS 20272-0221, IRAS F20272-0221, LDCE 1403 NED003, MCG +00-52-018, NGC 6922, NGC6922, NVSS J202952-021130, PGC 064814, UGC 11574, USGC U788 NED07, UZC J202952.9-021129,