NGC 4441 and NGC 4391

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, April 26, 2019

NGC 4441 (UGC 7572 and others) is a heavily-disturbed spiral galaxy located approximately 63 million light-years away in Draco. This one should have definitely made Arp’s catalog.

NGC 4391 (UGC 7511 and others) is the round spiral at the top left.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged April 24th and 25th, 2019 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/47653924592/sizes/l

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