Arp 173

  Arp 173 is the first representative of the class Narrow Counter-Tails.  The individual galaxies are MCG+2-38-19 and -20.  This image was acquired on a hot, hazy night which caused the background noise level to be high.

Atlas Image

              

  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 24 minutes
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