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NGC 7479 Facts

NGC 7479 Facts Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus

NGC 7479 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 110 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Pegasus.

It is also referred to as NGC(7479) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue. NGC 7479 was discovered in 1784 by William Herschel.

The Spiral Galaxy's location is 23 04 56.668 (R.A.) and +12 19 22.36 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 11.60 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 7479
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id7479
ConstellationPegasus
Right Ascension23 04 56.668
Declination+12 19 22.36
Distance (Lt.Yr)110 Million Ly
Visual / Apparent Magnitude11.60
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1784
DiscovererWilliam Herschel
Radial Velocity2369
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1125a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


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