Arp 101

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, April 28, 2019

Arp 101 consists of UGC 10169 (VV 318b and others), the galaxy with the tail and UGC 10164 (VV 318a and others) located below it. Part of Arps, “Spiral galaxies with elliptical companions,” both are located approximately 225 million light-years away in Serpens Caput.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged April 12th, 13th and 27th, 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/47727280401/sizes/l

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