Arp 90 (NGC 5929 & 30)

  Arp 90 is another of the class Spirals with Large HSB Companions on Arms.  The primary is NGC 5930 and the companion is NGC 5929.  The Atlas note is "absorption lanes around comp.".  The faint, strange galaxy northeast of Arp 90 is UGC 9857.  This image was acquired on a rather miserable night in August -- it was over 100 F. at sunset.

Atlas Image


  10-inch Newtonian, StarlightXpress MX716, 28 minutes
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