Some other galaxies in Andromeda


Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi everyone:

NGC 507 and 508 are interacting galaxies, also cataloged as Arp 229 (galaxies with concentric rings):

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc507_508-LRGB.jpg

Here is a 1.3X crop:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc507_508-LRGBcrop.jpg

And these two are not alone; in this field there are 14 NGC galaxies and 9 IC galaxies, not to mention a host of others:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ngc507_508_LRGB_Annotated.jpg

LRGB, 11.2 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico

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Clear skies,

Gregg
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