ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC 7541 - Galaxy in Pisces

NGC 7541                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
22 Sep. 2007
120 min. Total
30 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using CCDStack
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

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

 

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The smaller galaxy is NGC7537 and travels with NGC7541 at a distance of perhaps 135 MLY.  The interesting fact is that the two objects are very close to one another. About 143 KLY separation!

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2007

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