Arp 195

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, January 22, 2023
Arp 195 (UGC 4653, PGC 24981, VV 243/a and others) is part of Arp’s Galaxies (not classifiable as E or S): Material ejected from nuclei class. This one appears to be a three galaxy system along with VV243b and c. UGC 4653 is located approximately 763 million light-years away in Lynx.

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

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged December 23rd and 24th, 2022 and January 18th and 20th, 2023 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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