Arp 140

Arp 140

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NGC 275 and NGC 274 are two galaxies are in the process of exchanging material and merging with one another. The two are collectively known as ARP140 and are cataloged in Halton Arp’s Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies. They are a distant and curious pair that I felt was worth a quick visit.



Date Imaged       :

December 6, 2013

Lens       :

N16 f/5.2

Camera       :

ST10XME

Exposure       :

2.3 hours

Filter       :

LRGB 24:15:15:15 x 2 minutes

Mount       :

Losmany Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio