NGC 7497 in the Integrated Flux Nebula


Bob Franke

Chino Valley, Arizona USA

Telescope or Lens Use: Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Mount: Losmandy G11
Aperture: 4.0″
Focal Ratio: F/5
Camera: SBIG STF-8300
Filters: Baader LRGB

The galaxy is shown rotated 90 degrees clockwise
NGC 7497 is a spiral galaxy, type SBc, in the constellation Pegasus. At a distance of about 59 million light-years, the galaxy is viewed through the Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN). The residual light of our galaxy illuminates this faint nebula.

Exposure Time (s)
Lum 900 min. (60 x 15 min.)
Red 360 min. (24 x 15 min.)
Green 300 min. (20 x 15 min.)
Blue 255 min. (17 x 15 min.)