Arp 273

Arp 273

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Arp 273 is a pair of interacting spiral galaxies in the constellation Andromeda. Though less brilliant or prominent than M31 the Great Andromeda Galaxy, Arp 273 is none the less a striking object in that constellation. Both galaxies of the galaxy pair UGC 1810 and UGC 1813 exhibit strong red color indicative of active star forming regions.

Date Imaged       :

November 17, 2015

Lens       :

N16 f/5.2

Camera       :

QSI 683

Exposure       :

3.8 hours

Filter       :

LRGB 120:40:30:40 minutes

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio