PGC 69457
DSS image of PGC 69457
Overlaid DSS image of PGC 69457, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around PGC 69457
Host of Einstein's Cross
CGCG 378-015, NPM1G +03.0590, AGC 320302

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  15.1
Size  1.1' x 0.45' @ 78°
RA (2000)  22h 40' 30.2"
Dec (2000)  3° 21' 31" N
Constellation  Pegasus
Description  z=0.04 d=488Myr Lensing galaxy for Einstein's Cross
Classification  Sa; Sb
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 20, 2017    Oregon Star Party, OR (map)
22" f/4 Obsession @ 180x

The lensing galaxy for Einsten's cross is clearly visible in the 22", at high power primarily the bright core is visible, little of the halo, small, bright
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Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at

PGC 69457