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NGC4725 and its neighbour

Submitter: Albert van Duin
Description: NGC 4725 is an intermediate barred spiral galaxy with a prominent ring structure about 40 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. It's a Seyfert Galaxy, suggesting an active galactic nucleus containing a supermassive black hole. NGC 4725 is the brightest member of the Coma I Group. (Source: Wikipedia) The small galaxy above it is the more distant NGC4712 (about 240 light-years)

This image is a stack of 40, 600s integrations, made with a cooled CCD camera on my 400mm remote telescope in Germany in April 2018 and April 2019.
The full image can be found at: https://www.astrobin.com/full/342688/C/
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