7497 is a roughly edge on SBc spiral galaxy about 60
million light-years away. It is seen through the
molecular cloud, MBM 54, which is thought to be
about 400 light-years away.
Captured at Sierra Remote Observatory.
Acquisition credit: Bret Charles, Scott Johnson,
John Kasianowicz, Daniele Malleo, Jose Mtanous and
Processing: Rick Stevenson.