ARP 314 interacting Galaxies in Aquarius

The interacting galaxies are from middle to left named PGC 69935, PGC 70130, and PGC 1066529 also cataloged as ARP 314.
These are situated in approx. 180 million light-years distance in the constellation of Aquarius.
At bottom of the image the mag 16.1 spiral galaxy PGC1064751 is showing internal details at a distance of 480 million light-years.

Image data:
LRGB (560-160-160-160 min) total 17,3 h, north is up, seeing 0.8-1.2 arc-sec,
80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller cassegrain, FLI PL-16803, Astrodon LRGB GenII filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile

Processing: Johannes Schedler

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Last modified on Friday, 28 April 2017 07:32

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