Arp 86

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, April 14, 2017

Arp 86 consists of NGC 7753 (UGC 12780, VV 5a and others), the spiral at the center and NGC 7752 (UGC 12779, VV 5b and others), the irregular galaxy interacting with it. These galaxies are located approximately 230 million light-years away in Pegasus. The colors are muted by IFN (http://www.galaxyimages.com/UNP_IFNebula.html) in the area.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged over six nights in November, 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/33906546441/sizes/l

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