ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC 7479 - Galaxy in Pegasus

NGC 7479                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
25 Nov. 2005
60 min. Total
20 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This type SB Liner (SY2) Galaxy is perhaps 156 MLY distant.  It emits strongly in polarized radio due to a nuclear jet, but that jet can not be seen in images such as this one.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2005

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