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NGC 7479 in Pegasus, 





    
        

            Steve Milne
NGC 7479 in Pegasus

Technical card

Resolution: 1829x1511

Frames:
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

Astrometry.net job: 3049379

RA center: 346.237 degrees

DEC center: 12.324 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.918 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.709 degrees

Field radius: 0.302 degrees

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

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.

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NGC 7479 in Pegasus, 





    
        

            Steve Milne

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