Arp 293

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, August 2, 2020
Arp 293 consists of NGC 6285 (PGC 59344 and others) located above NGC 6286 (UGC 10647 and others). On the right (west) side of the image, these are part of Arp’s ‘Double Galaxies – Wind Effects’ class and located approximately 260 million light-years away in Draco.

UGC 10641 is the edge-on galaxy below Arp 293.

NGC 6290 (UGC 10665 and others) is the odd spiral on the left side located approximately 247 million light-years away. It is located above NGC 6291.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged June 21st and 22nd, 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.

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