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NGC 7479
Penryn, California
September/October 2007
FS-128G (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM LRGB 5 minutes subs.

NGC 7479 is a Seyfert galaxy undergoing starburst activity in the nucleus and the outer arms (Kohno, 2007 ).   Polarization studies of this galaxy indicate it recently underwent a minor merger and that it is unique in the radio continuum with arms opening in an opposite direction to the optical arms (Laine, 2005).  It is a type SBb-c galaxy with a surface brightness of mag. 13. 

Distance is 90 to 100 million light years.