Arp 267

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, August 28, 2022
Arp 267 (UGC 5764, PGC 31477, VV 804 and others) is a low surface brightness irregular dwarf galaxy located in Leo Minor. Part of Arp’s, ‘Galaxies - not classifiable as E or S) - Irregular clumps’ class, this one is located approximately 40 million light-years away by redshift.

This field has several quasars. SDSS J103711.04+313433.5, to the left (east) of Arp 267, is barely there at magnitude 23.05 V. This one is located approximately 12.5 billion light-years away. See the annotated image.

Luminance – 40x600s – 400 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

520 minutes total exposure – 8 hours 40 minutes

Imaged April 4th, 7th, 10th, 12th and December 11th, 2021 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 annotated -
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