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NGC 7814
Object Information:

NGC 7814

This nearly edge-on spiral galaxy is located within the constellation of Pegasus. Its distance is not accurately known but is estimated to lie between 40 million and 50 million light years distant. A careful look at this image will reveal a multitude of tiny and very distant background galaxies. Only five of the background galaxies shown in this image are brighter than magnitude 20.

Image date:

August 7, 2005

Exposure Information:

A sum of fifteen 360 second exposures.

Imaged at:

Mt. Laguna, Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California;

Equipment:

Optics - RC Optical Systems 10" Ritchey-Chretien
Mount - Astro-Physics AP 1200 GTO
Camera - SBIG ST-10XME