Galaxies seen through thick molecular clouds

Photographer
astrodan
Email
d.malleo@gmail.com
Location of photo
SRO, California, USA
Date/Time of photo
September 2014
Equipment
Takahashi FSQ106, QSI 683, Paramount ME
Description
A large number of small dim galaxies can be seen peering through the thick molecular cloud catalogued as MBM54. This nebulosity is illuminated by the glow of our very own milky way. Most notably, NGC 7497,is a spiral galaxy, type SBc, in the constellation Pegasus appears to be swamped in gases...
Website
www.astrodan.com
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

COMMENT