Basic object information

Object name: NGC 7479
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 10.9
Size: 4.0'x3.1'
Position angle: 25
Object classification: SBbc
Description: pB,cL,mE12,bet 2 st
Notes: H I 55;excellent barred spiral

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 23h 04m 54.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +12 19' 00"

Constellation: Pegasus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 1/2.9.2005 2:05

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 244x


Field: 12'

NE Lim.mag: 6.8

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 40
Visuality: I
Weather: +9C

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.