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Photographer:

Steve Pastor

Email:

astro3d@pvtnetworks.net

Location of Photo:

Mayhill, NM

Date/Time of photo:

3, 10 Oct 5, 6, 7 Nov 2018

Equipment:

RCOS 12.5” f/9 telescope at f/6 (Astro-Physics CCDT67) and a SBIG STF8300 CCD camera mounted on a Paramount ME

Description:

The asymmetric barred spiral galaxy, NGC 7479, is found in the constellation Pegasus. The asymmetric nature of this galaxy and the large degree of star formation suggests it underwent a merger with a small galaxy. The galaxy was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. This luminance image is a total of 10 hours exposure.

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