Contains: NGC 7497

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NGC 7497 through the IFN

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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

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