Re: Arp 212
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Really nice Dan. That is one strange galaxy.
From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, October 24, 2020 3:42 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Arp 212
Arp 212 (NGC 7625, UGC 12529, VV 280 and others), part of Arp’s “irregularities, absorption and resolution” class, is considered a polar ring galaxy (https://arxiv.org/PS_cache/arxiv/pdf/0808/0808.1696v1.pdf) located approximately 81 million light-years away in Pegasus.
Luminance – 25x600s – 250 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2
370 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 10 minutes
Imaged October 16th, 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.