Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pegasus (Peg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7479
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NGC 7479 in Pegasus, 


            Steve Milne
NGC 7479 in Pegasus
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC-140

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments Moravian G2-8300  ·  Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: Mesu 200

Software: Adobe Photoshop 6 CS  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

Baader Blue 36 mm: 6x900" bin 1x1
Baader Green 36 mm: 6x900" bin 1x1
Baader Luminance 36 mm: 18x900" bin 1x1
Baader Red 36 mm: 9x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 9.8 hours

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3049379

RA center: 23h 4' 56"

DEC center: +12° 19' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.918 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.709 degrees

Field radius: 0.302 degrees

Resolution: 1829x1511

Locations: Les Granges, Étoile-Saint-Cyrice, France

Data source: Own remote observatory


NGC 7479 (Caldwell 44) is a barred spiral galaxy 106 million light years away in the constellation of Pegasus. It was first observed by William Herschel on 19 October 1784. It occupies 3.9' x 3.0' of the night sky.

NGC 7479 was photographed in Autumn 2019 using a dual TEC 140 rig located in the Haut Alpes, The imaging team is Tom O'Donohue, Olly Penrice, Steve Milne & Elisabeth Milne.

Capture details are as follows:

Telescope: TEC140 x 2
Camera: Atik 460 & Moravian G2-8300
Filters: Baader, Astrodon and Chroma
Mount: Mesu 200

Lum 18 x 900s
Red: 9 x 900s
Green: 6 x 900s
Blue: 6 x 900s

A total of 9 hours and 45 minutes exposure.

The final image was cropped (by around a third) to emphasise the galaxy a bit more in the frame.


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 7479 in Pegasus, 


            Steve Milne

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