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

25 Nov. 2005
60 min. Total
20 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


    Click For Full Size

    Click For Reduced Size

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

Galaxy Home Page

Astronomy Home Page