NGC 7497 in the Integrated Flux Nebula | Bob Franke

Bob Franke
Location of photo
Chino Valley, AZ
Date/Time of photo
Telescope or Lens Use: Takahashi FSQ-106ED Mount: Losmandy G11 Aperture: 4.0" Focal Ratio: F/5 Camera: SBIG STF-8300 Filters: Baader LRGB Exposure Time (s) Lum 900 min. (60 x 15 min.) Red 360 min. (24 x 15 min.) Green 300 min. (20 x 15 min.) Blue 255 min. (17 x 15 min.)
The galaxy is shown rotated 90 degrees clockwise NGC 7497 is a spiral galaxy, type SBc, in the constellation Pegasus. At a distance of about 59 million light-years, the galaxy is viewed through the Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN). The residual light of our galaxy illuminates this faint nebula.
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