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Observation by Kevin Gurney: Superman galaxy: NGC 7479

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Kevin Gurney

Observer

Kevin Gurney

Observed

2021 Oct 05 - 20:24

Uploaded

2021 Oct 19 - 20:32

Objects

NGC7479

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Constellation

Pegasus

Field centre

RA: 23h04m
Dec: +12°18'
Position angle: -177°19'

Field size

0°16' × 0°15'

Equipment
  • Altair Astro 10in Ritchey-Chretien truss tube
  • Fornax 102 mount
  • ZWO ASI 1600MM
  • Baader Filters LRGB
  • OAG, SX Lodestar2
Exposure

24 x 300s Lum; 4 x300s each R, G, B. All bin 1x1

Location

Embourie, Charente, France

Target name

NGC 7479 (Superman galaxy)

Title

Superman galaxy: NGC 7479

About this image

This was the deep sky section 'Object of Interest' for October. Good choice - its not a big showy galaxy with plenty of easily discernible detail but it 'teases' with some  interesting features that I tried to bring out. 

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Martin Lewis
Martin Lewis, 2021 Oct 19 - 23:05 UTC

A beauty, Kevin

Martin

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