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Photographer:

Bob Franke

Email:

bfranke@bf-astro.com

Location of Photo:

Chino Valley, AZ

Date/Time of photo:

11/8/2013

Equipment:

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.)

Description:

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.

Website:

http://bf-astro.com

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