Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7332  ·  NGC 7339
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NGC7332 & & NGC7339   Galaxies, 



    
        

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NGC7332 & & NGC7339   Galaxies
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NGC7332 & & NGC7339 Galaxies

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C11 Celestron

Imaging cameras: 40D Canon

Focal reducers: 6.3 reducer Celestron

Software: Deep Sky Stacker  ·  photoshop  ·  Noel's Tools


Dates:Oct. 16, 2011

Frames: 24x90"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.36%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3576490

RA center: 22h 37' 41"

DEC center: +23° 47' 49"

Pixel scale: 1.376 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 110.278 degrees

Field radius: 0.220 degrees


Resolution: 906x708

Locations: Leesburg home, Leesburg , Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 7332 is an edge-on peculiar lenticular galaxy located about 67 million light-years away. NGC 7332 and NGC 7339 form a dynamically isolated binary system (number 570 in the catalog of double galaxies compiled by Igor Karachentsev) and are likely orbiting each other. NGC7332 is the brighter of the two galaxies. In the sky NGC 7339 lies 5' away from NGC 7332. NGC 7332 is an unusually blue object with a corrected apparent B-magnitude of 11.5. A 130mm to 200mm telescope will be needed to visually detect this pair of galaxies. The two galaxies will appear at almost a right angle to one another.

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