Re: Arp 56

Bernard Miller
 

Dan,

 

Nice job. It took me a while to find the galaxy 😊

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 3:31 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Arp 56

 

Arp 56 consists of UGC 1432 (PGC 7359, VV 12 and others) the larger spiral interacting with PGC 212878. In Arp’s, “Spiral galaxies with companions on arms – high surface brightness companions” class, these are located approximately 350 million light-years away in Aries.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged September 27th 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/48832751121/sizes/l/


Dan

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