Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4435  ·  NGC 4438  ·  PGC 169314  ·  PGC 169320  ·  PGC 169335  ·  PGC 40838  ·  PGC 40913  ·  PGC 40959  ·  PGC 40975  ·  PGC 40981  ·  The Eyes
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Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies, 



    
        

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Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies

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Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies, 



    
        

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Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200
Imaging Cameras
QSI 6120wsg-8
Mounts
10Micron GM2000HPS II
Filters
Astrodon Blue · Green · Lum · Red

Acquisition details

Frames:
Astrodon Blue: 11x300" (55') bin 1x1
Green: 11x300" (55') bin 1x1
Lum: 81x300" (6h 45') bin 1x1
Red: 10x300" (50') bin 1x1
Integration:
9h 25'

RA center: 12h27m44s.247

DEC center: +13°0244.92

Pixel scale: 0.265 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.731 degrees

Field radius: 0.188 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4250x2838

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies - a pair of galaxies known as NGC 4435 and NGC 4438 about 52 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo. They were discovered on 8 April 1784 by William Herschel. In the 2014 film Interstellar, NGC 4438 can be seen in Murphy Cooper's notepad during the film's climactic sequence.

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Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew