Re: Arp 169

Bernard Miller

Orion’s Belt after a diet 😊





From: On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Thursday, October 3, 2019 6:00 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Arp 169


Arp 169 consists of (north to south) NGC 7236 (UGC 11598, VV 1934a and many others), NGC 7237 and NGC 7237C (2MASX J22144877+1350006 and others). Part of Arp’s Galaxies (not classifiable as S or E) with diffuse counter tails class, these appear to be located approximately 340 million light-years away in Pegasus.


The spiral with a bright core below Arp 169 is PGC 68368.


Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

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


360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours


Imaged September 27th, 28th and 29th, 2019 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.





Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     



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