NGC7479 in PEG

NGC7479 in PEG



Appeared in Sky and Telescope, December, 2007, page 81.
Astrodon LRGB filters. Off-axis guided with Astrodon MonsterMOAG and STL-Remote guider. Automated data acquisition including meridian flip with CCDAutoPilot3. Processed in CCDStack and Photoshop CS2.
NGC7479 is a bright SBbc galaxy in Pegasus with an s-shaped spiral and a distinct central bar. It has an apparent magnitude of 11 and an apparent diameter of 4.1 arcminutes. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. A supernova was observed in NGC7479 in 1990.

Image Date: 08/22/2007
Details: Exposure Time: 5.5 hrs; 2.5 Lum, 1 each R,G,B
Camera: SBIG  STL11000
Telescope: RC Optical  16" f/8.9 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount: Software Bisque  Paramount ME

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