ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC 7814 - Galaxy in Pegasus

NGC7814                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
19 Sep. 2007
180 min. Total
30 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 nearly edge on galaxy is difficult to class (read NED notes).  It is perhaps 53 MLY distant.  The disk is very thin and the central bulge is flattened.  A close look reviels lighter dust lane very close to the darker dust.  There are a number of faint galaxies visable.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2007

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