Arp 87 (NGC 3808 & A)

  Arp 87 is in the class Spirals with Large HSB Companions on Arms.  The primary is NGC 3808 and the companion is NGC 3808A.  The Atlas note says "Arm appears wrapped around cylindrical comp."  The wrapping can be seen in the Atlas image but not in mine.  It is, at best, hinted at in the 2.4x detail image below.

Atlas Image


  10-inch Newtonian, SBIG ST2000XM, 36 minutes
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