Arp 318 (NGC 833 Group)

  Arp 318 is in the Galaxy Groups class.  Arp's Atlas note says "faint, diffuse streamers, peculiar galaxies".  Starting with the westernmost galaxy and going counter-clockwise, the galaxies are NGC 833, NGC 835, NGC 838, and NGC 839.  These galaxies also make up Hickson Compact Group 16.  The streamer heading E from NGC 835 is best seen in the negative image.

Atlas Image


  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 28 minutes
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