NGC 4754 + 4762

Posted by dcrowson
on Tuesday, June 30, 2020
NGC 4754 (UGC 8010, PGC 43656 and others) is the lenticular galaxy on the right. It is located approximately 52 million light-years away in Virgo.

NGC 4762 (UGC 8016, PGC 43733 and others) is the edge-on lenticular on the left. It is located approximately 74 million light-years away.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged over eight nights in March, April and May, 2020 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/50062800262/sizes/l/
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