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Observation by Alan Thomas: NGC7217 Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus

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Alan Thomas

Observer

Alan Thomas

Observed

2021 Oct 25 - 19:53

Uploaded

2021 Oct 26 - 13:40

Objects

NGC7217

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Constellation

Pegasus

Field centre

RA: 22h07m
Dec: +31°21'
Position angle: -18°27'

Field size

0°12' × 0°15'

Equipment
  • Unistellar eQuinox 112mm reflector
Exposure

42min

Location

Norbreck Observatory, Warrington, Cheshire, UK.

Target name

NGC7217 Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus

Title

NGC7217 Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus

About this image

Distance c.40-50million ly. This galaxy appears to have many peculiarities, including a minority of stars rotating in the opposite direction to the main population.

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