Arp 55

  Arp 55 is UGC 4881 and is also known as "The Grasshopper".  I would vote for "The Shrimp" but it is a bit like looking at cloud shapes.  It is in Arp's class Spirals with Small HSB Companions on Arms.  The Atlas note says "arm has four separate condensations in line", but they can't be seen in my image and can barely be detected in the Atlas image as printed.

Atlas Image             


 10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 52 minutes
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