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Contains:  NGC 2964, NGC 2968, NGC 2970
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Interacting Galaxies NGC  2968 / 2970 and Ngc 2964, 



    
        

            sky-watcher (johny)
Interacting Galaxies NGC  2968 / 2970 and Ngc 2964
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Interacting Galaxies NGC 2968 / 2970 and Ngc 2964

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Dates:April 11, 2020

Frames: 90x120" (gain: 50.00) 5C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 18.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3407294

RA center: 9h 43' 13"

DEC center: +31° 55' 12"

Pixel scale: 1.168 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.178 degrees

Field radius: 0.279 degrees


Resolution: 1216x1216

Locations: Western Hungary, Páli, Hungary

Data source: Backyard

Description

Very interesting trio of galaxies, with intense interaction between two of them.
I wonder why there is almost no info about the two interacting galaxies NGC 2968,NGC 2970.
Distance to Milky Way is 68 and 70 million Ly.
The third galaxy NGC 2964 is 58 million Ly from us.

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Interacting Galaxies NGC  2968 / 2970 and Ngc 2964, 



    
        

            sky-watcher (johny)