Arp 163 (NGC 4670)

Arp 163 is in the class Diffuse Filaments but see Arp 162 for discussion of the classification problem.  Arp 163 is the galaxy just north of the center of the field.  The other bright galaxy, forming a triangle with the bright star, is NGC 4673.  It is not part of the Atlas field.

Atlas Image


  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 15.5 minutes
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