Superman Galaxy


Superman Galaxy, NGC7479, a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Pegasus. The galaxy is approximately 105 million light years away.

Faint galaxies in the background

Image Details:

Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD with .7x reducer (1645mm focal length)

Celestron CGEM DX mount on a SkyShed Pier in a SkyShed POD

ZWO ASI2600mc-pro Imaging Camera 

ZWO ASI224mc Guide Camera 

Svbony 60mm Guidescope (240mm focal length)

ZWO ASIair Pro for image acquisition and gear control.

Image Specs:

135 x 180 second exposed images at Gain 100

Camera sensor cooled to -20°C

No filters used as the ASI2600mc-pro has the built in IR cut window.  

Calibrated (with darks, flats, dark flats) and stacked in Astro Pixel Processor and post processed in PixInSight.

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