Arp 334

  Arp 334 is in the Unique class.  The Atlas note is "second 'star' S not quite stellar".  Arp 334 is also UGC 8498.  Note the very faint tuft to the N and the faint loop to the S.  The cluster of tiny background galaxies N of Arp 334 are part of Abell Galaxy Cluster 1752.

For more discussion of this object and image, see Kanipe and Webb, The Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, A Chronicle and Observer's Guide.

Atlas Image

              

  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 44 minutes
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