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The NGC 507 (Arp 229) Group

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Resolution: 3308x2484

Dates: Nov. 6, 2016

Frames: 35x300"

Integration: 2.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.96%

Astrometry.net job: 1388764

RA center: 20.922 degrees

DEC center: 33.261 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.929 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.734 degrees

Field radius: 0.534 degrees

Description

This is an image of the NGC 507 group, a rich group of galaxies in Pisces near the border with Andromeda. NGC 507 is also known as Arp 229, due to its concentric shells.

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The NGC 507 (Arp 229) Group, Madratter