Arp 333

Posted by dcrowson
on Thursday, April 13, 2017

Arp 333 (NGC 1024, UGC 2142 and others) is an odd spiral located approximately 168 million light-years away in Aries.

NGC 1028 is the barred spiral to the left (east) of NGC 1024.

NGC 1029 is the lenticular galaxy below NGC 1028.

2MASX J02393606+1044091 (LEDA 1383737) appears to be a ring galaxy below NGC 1029.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged October 26th, 28th and 29th, 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/33633839440/sizes/l

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