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NGC 7479 , 



    
        

            Ken Sturrock
NGC 7479
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NGC 7479

Technical card


Frames: 120x240" bin 0x0

Integration: 8.0 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1727799

RA center: 23h 4' 56"

DEC center: +12° 19' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.305 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.340 degrees

Field radius: 0.722 degrees


Resolution: 3100x2500

Description

Another small galaxy taken with a small telescope. This was a fun project because I took a test shot expecting it to be way too small to be satisfying at my image scale. I was surprised that I got as much with the test image as I did, so I poured on the exposure and did a little processing (gradients, noise reduction, slight curves).

I played with trying to tease more structure out of the galaxy but chose the quiet dignity of leaving it alone.

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Ken Sturrock
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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NGC 7479 , 



    
        

            Ken Sturrock