Arp 289 (NGC 3981)

  Arp 289 is in the Double Galaxies with Wind Effects class.  Dr. Arp's Atlas note was "very faint diffuse streamers".  It is not evident that this is a double galaxy and the consensus today is that it is not.

Atlas Image

              

  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 20 minutes
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