NGC 7814


1st October 2004

Galaxy
Magnitude: 11.6 Surface brightness: 12.8 mag/sq arcmin Size: 4.7'x2.4' Position angle: 135
Right ascension: 0h 3m 30s Declination: +16 10' 21"
Constellation: Pegasus

200mm F5 newtonian , SC1.5 toucam RAW mode.
80mm F5 refractor @ F10 guidescope with SC1 toucam and GuideDog

100x30s frames. Lots of moon in the sky tonight, but I went for this sharply defined edge on spiral in Pegasus as an experiment. Must try again when the moon is out of the way as it was hard to process the galaxy out of the moon light. Also, it was hard to find a good guidestar, so tracking and therefore starshapes are flawed.

Location: Curdridge, Southampton, UK. 51N 15W.
Details of equipment and method.

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