Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 7479 in Pegasus; Supernova 2009jf

There are two images below. The first is from 1999, while the second is from Oct 26, 2009 when supernova 2009jf appeared in the galaxy.

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 7479; CCD image thru 20 inch

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 7479 and Supernova 2009jf

Supernova 2009 jf:

Follow this Link to a NASA Web site on supernovas. It has a very nice animation and a description of what these objects are.

  • Classification: SB(s)c I-II
                            Barred Spiral, S-shaped, Luminosity Class I-II

  • George Normandin, KAS

    November 1st, 2009