23H 5m +12° 19'
Size: 3.9' × 3'
Distance: 106 million light-years
NGC 7479 is a small galaxy that requires high magnification and long exposures.
Use an SCT with long exposures to best capture this small galaxy.
If you cannot track steadily enough, use a focal reducer or a Newtonian.
Image StatsMeade 8" SN LXD75
Meade DSI Pro III
Meade RGB + IR filters
LRGB 220:70:118:296 minutes respectively. 2-minute subs; binned 2×2 for RGB.
Good to excellent transparency
9, 10, 25 October 2009
San Mateo, CA