NGC 7547 (UGC 12306) Galaxy in Pegasus

Located at: RA 23 hours 01 minutes 00 seconds, Dec +30 degrees 08 minutes 41 seconds

Size: 4.3' x 2.3' Magnitude: 12.1 blue Class: SA(rs)

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -10c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

 Lumicon Red filter, 590 minutes (59 x 10 minute subs), 10/8/10/11/2016; seeing 2.0-3.8 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: As with NGC 7217, found another galaxy to image in Pegasus during the 'big' moon ...

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 7457
NGC 7457 = UGC 12306 = MCG +05-54-026 = CGCG 496-032
23 01 00.0 +30 08 42
V = 11.2;  Size 4.3x2.3;  SB = 13.6;  PA = 130d

17.5": bright, fairly large, elongated 2:1 NW-SE, very bright core, very small 
bright nucleus.  Forms a pair with U12311 8' NE.  Several bright stars in field 
including two mag 10 stars 3.5' NE and 2.8' E.  A mag 11 star is 5.0' ENE and 
mag 9 SAO 90959 9.5' ENE.

- by Steve Gottlieb