NGC 2685 - Arp 336


Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:

NGC 2685, also Arp 336, is a polar ring galaxy in Ursa Major.  It is sometimes referred to as the Helix Galaxy or the Pancake Galaxy:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc2685-LRGB.jpg

1.3X crop:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc2685-LRGBcrop.jpg

LRGB, 4.8 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico

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Clear skies,

Gregg
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