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Lesson Tag: Pegasus

Galaxy NGC 7814

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size NGC 7814 Spiral Galaxy 00h 03m 15s +16° 08′ 44″ Pegasus +10.5 4.4′ x 1.9′ Overview The Great Square of Pegasus is a well-known asterism and, for many, its arrival in evening skies is a sign that fall is just around the corner. Many star hops begin …

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NGC 7479, Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size NGC 7479(Caldwell 44) Spiral Galaxy 23h 04m 57s +12° 19′ 22″ Pegasus +10.9 3.6×2.7 arcmins Overview Our final challenge of 2021 takes us to the Great Square of Pegasus and a bright, beautiful spiral galaxy lying three degrees south of Markab, one of the bright stars marking …

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Double Stars in Pegasus

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Separation* (A) 3 Pegasi Double Star 21h 37m 44s +06° 37′ 06″ Pegasus +6.2 39.0″ at 348° (B) 72 Pegasi Double Star 23h 33m 57s +31° 19′ 31″ Pegasus +6.1 0.6″ at 108° (C) 85 Pegasi Double Star 00h 02m 10s +27° 04′ 56″ Pegasus +5.8 0.8″ at …

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