Arp 23


Bernard Miller
 

Gregg,

Beautiful color and nice job pulling out the detail in the larger galaxy.

Bernard

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From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:38 PM
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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Arp 23

Hi

Arp 23 consists of NGC 4618 and 4625, both cataloged by Arp as 'one-armed spirals':

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/arp23-LRGB.jpg

NGC 4625 appears to have an almost complete ring, as well as a faint companion just to its east (NGC 4625A?).

1.3X crop
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/arp23-LRGBcrop.jpg

LRGB, 6 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico.

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Gregg
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Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi

Arp 23 consists of NGC 4618 and 4625, both cataloged by Arp as 'one-armed spirals':

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/arp23-LRGB.jpg

NGC 4625 appears to have an almost complete ring, as well as a faint companion just to its east (NGC 4625A?).

1.3X crop
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/arp23-LRGBcrop.jpg

LRGB, 6 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico.

--
Clear skies,

Gregg
Visit my astronomy & astrophotography site
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/