Interacting Galaxies 4302-4298


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Obj Type
Location
Date Taken:
Hanson
NGC 4302
Galaxy
Ctio, Chile
05-21-2015
Description
This pair of galaxies in Coma Berenices is made up of the edge-on NGC 4302 on the left and a more face-on NGC 4298 on the right. The are estimated at 60 million light years distance. NGC 4302 is 5.2x1 arc minute while the other is 3.2 x 2 arc minutes.
Technical Details
Exposure Time:
Processed from SSRO Archived Data
Camera:
Apogee U9
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Planewave 200HR
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