ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


     NGC 7217 - Galaxy in Pegasus

NGC 7217                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

30 Sep. 2006
230 min. Total
20/30 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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This Galaxy is perhaps 41 million light years distant.  It is a type SAb with a inner dust ring and LINER nucleus.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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