Re: NGC 3169 and 3166
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From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:42 PM
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 3169 and 3166
NGC 3169 and 3166 are two interacting galaxies in Sextans; nearby just below them is NGC 3165 and near the bottom of the FOV is NGC 3156:
Somehow Arp missed this grouping. Just below NGC 3169 is the track of asteroid 1604 Tombaugh (thanks to Dan Crowson for ID).
1.3X crop showing the tidal streams:
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