Contains:NGC 7497

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    NGC 7497 through the IFN, 




    

        Rick Stevenson
    NGC 7497 through the IFN

    NGC 7497 through the IFN

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3316x2661

    Frames:
    Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 35x1200" bin 1x1
    Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 31x1200" bin 1x1
    Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 56x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 28x1200" bin 1x1

    Integration: 40.7 hours

    Astrometry.net job: 1336980

    RA center: 347.247 degrees

    DEC center: 18.161 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.842 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -92.082 degrees

    Field radius: 0.498 degrees

    Data source: Unknown

    Description

    NGC 7497 is a roughly edge on SBc spiral galaxy about 60 million light-years away. It is seen through the molecular cloud, MBM 54, which is thought to be about 400 light-years away.

    Captured at Sierra Remote Observatory.

    Acquisition credit: Bret Charles, Scott Johnson, John Kasianowicz, Daniele Malleo, Jose Mtanous and Rick Stevenson

    Processing: Rick Stevenson.

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    NGC 7497 through the IFN, 




    

        Rick Stevenson