NGC 7479

NGC 7479 is an 11th magnitude barred spiral galaxy in the constellation of Pegasus. It has a very asymmetric spiral structure. The dominant features are the bright, long bar and the luminous western spiral arm. Here you will find some nice images of NGC 7479.
Click on the individual pictures to see the whole image.

NGC 7479 in 21 cm atomic hydrogen emission at a resolution of 8".5

Note the long gaseous arms and the central H I hole.

NGC 7479 in 2.6 mm molecular CO emission at a resolution of 2".5

Note the strong gaseous central concentration.

A J-K color index image of NGC 7479 with the ionized hydrogen contours

The J-K color is a tracer of the bar dust lane and ionized hydrogen reveals the regions of star formation.
Here are links to other astronomers who explore the secrets of NGC 7479:

Fritz Benedict's extragalactic Page