Iiro's DeepSky Sketches

Name: NGC 7479Other name: UGC 12343
RA: 23h 4.9m DEC: +12° 19'
Constellation: PEG
Type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.9
Size: 4' x 3.1'
PA: 25°
Surface brightness: 13.4
Classification: SBbc
Description: pB,cL,mE12,bet 2 st
Notes: H I 55,excellent barred spiral
Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Location: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date: 1/2.9.2005 2:05
Instrument: Newton 406/1830 mm
Magnification: 244xFilter: -
Field: 12'Seeing: 2
Background sky: 2NE lim mag: 6.8
Visuality: IHeight: 40°
Weather: +9°C
Description: Pretty bright barred spiral. A central bar is stronger in south and also southern arm is brighter than northern which is visible with averted vision. The core is somewhat elliptical. Beautiful, but the spiral structure was harder than I expected.
Updated: 13.9.2005 21:14