Arp 284 (NGC 7714 & 15)


  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 22 minutes

  Arp 284 is another member of the class Double Galaxies with Infall and Attraction.  The Atlas note is "some very small knots in connecting streamer".  Those are not visible in my image;  they are very tiny but easily seen in the Atlas image.  The larger galaxy to the W is NGC 7714 and the other is NGC 7715.  This is another object where the bright star presents a challenge; it is 16 Pisces at magnitude 5.9.

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