Re: Arp 162
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Beautiful image. Arp 162 looks like it has a bar structure.
From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:30 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Arp 162
Arp 162 (NGC 3414, UGC 5959 and others), near the bottom center, is a S0pec lenticular galaxy located approximately 81.5 million light-years away in Leo Minor. Arp has this on in his ‘diffuse counter-tails’ class.
NGC 3418 (UGC 5963, PGC 32549 and others), above and to the left (east) of Arp 162, is a barred spiral with large, faint arms located approximately 67 million light-years away.
Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2
360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours
Imaged over five nights in May, 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.