ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   NGC 7771 - Galaxy in Pegasus

NGC 7771                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

07 Sep. 2004
120 min. Total
30 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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N7771 is at the left of this preview image, with N7770 below.  N7769 is the face on spiral.  All are perhaps 187 million light years distant and form at least a triplet.  The small edge on galaxy is likely part of the group.  If your monitor is adjusted correctly, the faint outer arms of N7769 show just above the background.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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