Arp 120

Dan Crowson
 

Arp 120 consists of NGC 4438 (UGC 7574, VV 188 and others), the spiral being distorted by NGC 4435 (UGC 7575 and others), a barred lenticular. Arp lumped these into his E-like Galaxies Perturbing Spirals class. Both are located approximately 54 million light-years away in Virgo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged May 9th and June 2nd and 3rd, 2016 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/33708885055/sizes/l

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 

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