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Contains:  NGC 7497

Image of the day 09/26/2015

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    NGC 7497 and the Integrated Flux Nebula, LRGB, 





    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
    NGC 7497 and the Integrated Flux Nebula, LRGB

    NGC 7497 and the Integrated Flux Nebula, LRGB

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3950x2622

    Dates:Sept. 3, 2015Sept. 4, 2015Sept. 5, 2015Sept. 6, 2015Sept. 7, 2015Sept. 8, 2015Sept. 10, 2015Sept. 16, 2015

    Frames:
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x1800" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x1800" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 14x18" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 52x1800" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 21x1800" bin 1x1

    Integration: 48.6 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 20.76 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 35.40%

    Astrometry.net job: 787769

    RA center: 347.276 degrees

    DEC center: 18.166 degrees

    Orientation: 20.153 degrees

    Field radius: 0.334 degrees

    Locations: Sierra Remote Observatories, Shaver Lake, California, United States

    Description

    APOD October 12, 2015, http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap151012.html

    The molecular cloud MBM or more commonly known as the Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN), nicely frames the distant galaxy NGC 7497. While the IFN is only 900 light years from earth, NGC 7497 is at a distance of 59 milion light years. Despite this difference, the IFN appears to wrap around NGC 7497.

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    coles44
    Eric Coles (coles44)
    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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    NGC 7497 and the Integrated Flux Nebula, LRGB, 





    
        

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