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Arp 271


Dan Crowson
 

Arp 271 consists of NGC 5427 (VV 21a and others), the face-on Seyfert 2 galaxy and NGC 5426 (VV 21b and others), the distorted spiral above. Both are located approximately 130 million light-years away in Virgo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged May 7th and 8th, 2016 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/33781514386/sizes/l

 

Dan

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Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 


Gregg <ruppelgl@...>
 

Now that is a cool shot...Thanks for sharing.

Gregg

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On Apr 3, 2017, at 5:30 PM, 'Dan Crowson' dcrowson@... [DarkSkyNewMexico] <DarkSkyNewMexico@...> wrote:

 

Arp 271 consists of NGC 5427 (VV 21a and others), the face-on Seyfert 2 galaxy and NGC 5426 (VV 21b and others), the distorted spiral above. Both are located approximately 130 million light-years away in Virgo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged May 7th and 8th, 2016 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/33781514386/sizes/l

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 


Bernard Miller
 

Dan,

 

Adam Block did this one once. I always liked it. Nice image.

 

Bernard

 

 

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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Arp 271

 

 

Arp 271 consists of NGC 5427 (VV 21a and others), the face-on Seyfert 2 galaxy and NGC 5426 (VV 21b and others), the distorted spiral above. Both are located approximately 130 million light-years away in Virgo.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

 

Imaged May 7th and 8th, 2016 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/33781514386/sizes/l

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com