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NGC 7314 (also Arp 14, ESO 533-53, IRAS 22330-2618, MCG -4-53-18 and PGC 69253) is a magnitude +11.0 Seyfert spiral galaxy located 66 million light-years away in the constellation Piscis Austrinus.

The galaxy was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflecting telescope at the Cape of Good Hope on the 29th July 1834.

Right Ascension 22h 35m 46.2s, Declination -26 03' 01"

Do not let its photographic magnitude of 11.6 scare you off, for it can be seen in a 6-inch telescope as a curiously fuzzy object. But it is small, appearing only 4' by 2'.
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Title: Probing the unified model in NGC 7314
Authors: J. Ebrero, E. Costantini, J. S. Kaastra, B. De Marco, M. Dadina

We present a study of the complex absorbed X-ray spectrum of the Narrow Line Seyfert 1 galaxy NGC 7314. We collected available public X-ray data from the archives of XMM-Newton, Suzaku, and ASCA. The spectra were analysed using the fitting package SPEX. We find evidence of intrinsic neutral and ionised absorption in the XMM-Newton EPIC-pn spectrum. The ionised gas presents three significantly distinct ionisation phases, although its kinematic properties could not be disentangled. At least two of these phases are also detected in the RGS spectrum, although with less significance due to the low statistics. The ASCA and Suzaku spectra show larger neutral absorption but no ionised gas signatures. The Fe Kalpha emission line is detected in all the observations and, additionally, Fe XXVI in the EPIC-pn spectrum, and Fe Kbeta in the Suzaku XIS spectrum. Using this observational evidence we construct a consistent picture of the geometry of the system in the context of the unified model of active galactic nuclei. The different observational properties are thus interpreted as clouds of neutral gas moving across our line of sight, which would be grazing a clumpy dusty torus.

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