NGC 2442 - Meathook galaxy

Posted by stevec35
on Sunday, January 31, 2010

by Steve Crouch


NGC 2442 (AKA The Meat Hook Galaxy).  The galaxy NGC 2434 is to the left.

Taken from my backyard observatory over several nights around 17 January 2010 using a 12.5" RCOS Ritchey Chretien working at F9 and a SBIG STL6303E CCD camera.

LRGB exposure 180:75:80:80 all 1x1 using Astrodon filters
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