Arp 142 (NGC 2936 & 37)

  Arp 142 is in the class Material Emanating from E Galaxies.  Moving from south to north, the E galaxy is NGC 2937, the comet-like galaxy just north is NGC 2936, and, according to NED, the tiny sliver further north is UGC 5130.  Some other references have these galaxies cataloged differently.  The Atlas image shows a very strong absorption band running almost the length of NGC 2936 but it is essentially undetectable in my image.

Atlas Image

              

  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 28 minutes
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