Re: NGC 2685 - Arp 336

Brian Ottum

Good job on a small but fascinating object. I did not realize how small that galaxy is.

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From: <> On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Friday, February 12, 2021 1:46 PM
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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 2685 - Arp 336

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:

1.3X crop:

LRGB, 4.8 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico

Clear skies,

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