UGC 2082


Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi everyone:

UGC 2082 is a rather plain looking edge-on galaxy in Aries.  However, it has been the subject of several studies of accretion of neutral hydrogen not in the plane of the galaxy.  Edge-on galaxies are the ideal subjects for these studies.

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ugc2082-LRGB.jpg

1.3X crop:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/ugc2082-LRGBcrop.jpg

LRGB, 8 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico
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Clear skies,

Gregg
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