NGC 7217 (UGC 11914, Kara 947) Galaxy in Pegasus

Located at: RA 22 hours 07 minutes 52 seconds, Dec +31 degrees 21 minutes 33 seconds

Size: 3.9' x 3.2' Magnitude: 11.0 blue Class: (R)SA(r)ab

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

 Lumicon Red filter, 630 minutes (63 x 10 minute subs), 10/1/2/3/2016; seeing 2.6-3.9 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.93.6093.26774, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: Starting on imaging galaxies, as my Milky Way is not accessible for imaging ...

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 7217
NGC 7217 = UGC 11914 = MCG +05-52-001 = CGCG 494-002
22 07 52.4 +31 21 33
V = 10.1;  Size 3.9x3.2;  SB = 12.7;  PA = 95d

17.5": very bright, fairly large, round, dominated by small very bright core, 
surrounded by larger halo.  A mag 10.5 star is 3.2' SE of center.

8": fairly bright, round, moderately large, bright core.

- by Steve Gottlieb