UGC 2495 + 2500

Dan Crowson

UGC 2495 (PGC 11449) is a S0 spiral on the right side of the image. This galaxy appears to have a faint tidal tail looping around on the left (east) side.


UGC 2500 (PGC 11484) is a SBa spiral at the center of the image.


Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

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


360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours


Imaged December 31st, 2019 and January 17th and 18th, 2020 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.




Thanks to astro99 for pointing this one out on CloudyNights -



Dan Crowson                          
Dardenne Prairie MO     


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