NGC 7479

NGC 7479: NGC 7479 is a barred spiral galaxy around 100 million light-years away in the constellation Pegasus.

NGC: 7479
Right Ascension: 23h 04.9m
Declination: 12° 19'
Apparent Magnitude: 11.0

Date: June 2009
Equipment:
Telescope: Meade 16" Schmidt Cassegrain with f6.3 reducer
Camera: SBIG ST-10XE
Guiding: Meade 5" refractor/DSI Pro/PHD

Scale: 1.01"/pixel

Links to images of this object on other sites:
http://www.noao.edu/outreach/aop/observers/n7479.html
http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/7479.html

Additional Comments: This was a target of opportunity. It happened to be rising in the East during a drift alignment. Declination guiding was turned off, and the wedge was adjusted until there was no noticable N-S drift during the 5 minute exposures.

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