NGC 3718 and NGC 3729

Posted by azstarman01
on Saturday, June 08, 2013

These two galaxies orbit each other with a separation of about 147,000 light years. These two galaxies are about 52 million light years away in the constellation Ursa Major

April 7 - May 12, 2013

Location: Rancho Hidalgo, NM

Telescope: TEC-140 (F7)

Camera: SBIG ST-8300M

Mount: AP900 GTO

Luminance: 27x20 minutes (binned 1x1)

Red: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

Green: 8x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

Blue: 11x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

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