Arp 275

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, January 1, 2023
Arp 275 (NGC 2881, VV 293a/b and others) is part of Arp’s ‘Double Galaxies – Interating’ class. These are estimated to be approximately 250 million light-years away in Hydra.

IC 2482 (PGC 26796, MCG-02-24-025 and others) is the elliptical galaxy at the bottom left. This one is approximately 163 million light-years away.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 9:12:10x300s – 45:60:50 minutes each – binned 2x2

395 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 35 minutes

Imaged over five nights in January and December, 2020, January, 2021 and January 2022 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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