Arp 154

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, November 05, 2017

Arp 154 (NGC 1316, Fornax A and others) is a lenticular galaxy possibly interacting with spiral NGC 1317 (Fornax B and others). It is located approximately 57 million light-years away in Fornax. Halton Arp added this one to his Disturbed with Interior Absorption class.

Luminance – 18x600s – 180 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

300 minutes total exposure – 5 hours

Imaged October 14th, 15th and 16th, 2017 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.


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