Arp 295 Stellar Bridge

Arp 295 Stellar Bridge

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Arp 295 is one of the most spectacular examples of stellar bridges between galaxies. The interacting galaxy pair, MGC-1-60-22 and MGC-1-60-21 both have a similar magnitude of 14.5 and are located in the constellation Aquarius. The two galaxies are expected to eventually merge in the future.

Date Imaged       :

November 9, 2015

Lens       :

N16 f8.1

Camera       :

QSI 683

Exposure       :

10 hours

Filter       :

LRGB 300:105:90:105 minutes

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio