Would anyone be able to reference the galaxy in the background of this image of the Ring Nebula:
It's obviously not a Messier object, I'm more confident in it being in the New General Catalogue.
As Andy pointed out, the spiral galaxy is IC 1296. You're correct that it's not in the Messier Catalog, but it's obviously in the revised Index Catalogue. NED and SIMBAD have some more information on it: