NGC3166/3169 interacting galaxies in Sextans

Image data:
LRGB (L 18x20m, R 8x20m, G 8x20m, B 8x20m) total exposure 14 h; 1 arcsec,

80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Baader Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile, robotic data acquisition,

Processing: Johannes Schedler 

These 2 adjacent galaxies at a distance of 70 million light years display distinct gravitational interaction, warped spiral arms, distorted dust lanes and wide arcs of tidal streams;

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Last modified on Saturday, 18 January 2014 18:13

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