ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   NGC 7331 - Galaxy in Pegasus

NGC 7331                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

01 Aug. 2005
150 min. Total
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 35 million light years distance.  It is at the same red shift as Stephans Quintet which is nearby but not shown in this image.  The background galaxies in this image are not associated with NGC7331.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2005

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