Imaging telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF
Imaging camera: SBIG ST-8300C
Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G
Guiding telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF
Guiding camera: The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04
Filter: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter
Accessory: Orion Deluxe off-axis guider
Frames: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter: 41x900" -20C bin 1x1
Integration: 10.2 hours
Avg. Moon age: 4.03 days
Avg. Moon phase: 19.12%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Astrometry.net job: 89015
RA center: 339.007 degrees
DEC center: 33.963 degrees
Pixel scale: 1.107 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 87.896 degrees
Field radius: 0.232 degrees
The redder galaxies are in the processes of merging. Notice the faint tail to the right of the blue galaxy? That is a streamer of stars thrown out by the gravitational interaction of the redder galaxies.
The bluer galaxy is a chance alignment, and is 10 times closer.
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