Arp 308 (NGC 545 & 547)

  Arp 308 is in the Double Galaxies class.  Arp's Atlas note is "close ellipticals".  This is a two-Arp field.  The galaxy in the center of the field, with the small galaxies nearby, is Arp 133.  The pair not quite halfway to the NE corner is Arp 308.  The larger NW member is NGC 545 and the companion the the SE is NGC 547.  See Arp 133 for more identification of field galaxies.

Atlas Image

              

  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX916, 15.8' x 20.9'
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