|Observation data (J2000 epoch)|
|Right ascension||23h 04m 56.6s|
|Declination||+12° 19′ 22″|
|Redshift||2381 ± 1 km/s|
|Apparent dimensions (V)||4′.1 × 3′.1|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||11.6|
|UGC 12343, PGC 70419, Caldwell 44|
|See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies|
NGC 7479 (also known as Caldwell 44) is a barred spiral galaxy about 105 million light-years away in the constellation Pegasus. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1784. Supernovae SN 1990U and SN2009jf occurred in NGC 7479. NGC 7479 is also recognized as a Seyfert galaxy undergoing starburst activity in the nucleus and the outer arms (Kohno, 2007). Polarization studies of this galaxy indicate that it recently underwent a minor merger and that it is unique in the radio continuum, with arms opening in a direction opposite to the optical arms (Laine, 2005).
- "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 7479. Retrieved 2006-11-25.
- NGC 7479 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images
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