Arp 293 (NGC 6285 & 86)

Arp 293 is in the class Double Galaxies with Wind Effects.  The Atlas note says "position of larger galaxy.  Companion NW.  Diffuse arc SE of brighter galaxy".  The primary to the SE is NGC 6286 and the companion to the NW is NGC 6285.  There is an absorption band running N-S on the east side of the NGC 6286 nucleus.  The extremely narrow galaxy toward the SW corner of the field is UGC 10641.

Atlas Image


  10-inch  Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 28 minutes
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