Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Antlia (Ant)  ·  Contains:  NGC 3347  ·  NGC 3354  ·  NGC 3358
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NGC 3347 and 3358 in Antlia, 



    
        

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NGC 3347 and 3358 in Antlia

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NGC 3347 and 3358 in Antlia, 



    
        

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NGC 3347 and 3358 in Antlia

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Plane Wave Instruments CDK 12.5"

Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instruments Proline 16803

Mounts: AP900GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Plane Wave Instruments CDK 12.5"

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar guide camera

Software: PixInsight  ·  MaximDL

Filters: Astronomik L R G B Series II


Dates:April 10, 2021

Frames: 55x600" (9h 10')

Integration: 9h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 28.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.44%


RA center: 10h43m10s.52

DEC center: -36°2511.4

Pixel scale: 1.451 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.950 degrees

Field radius: 0.380 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 1532x1100

Data source: Traveller

Description

NGC 3347 is an elongated spiral galaxy, while NGC 3358 is a face-on lenticular galaxy There is a barely visible faint tidal stream between NGC 3347 and the smaller round spiral NGC 3354. Both NGC 3347 and NGC 3354 have similar red-shifts, suggesting that this is a genuine association and not merely a line-of-sight coincidence.

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NGC 3347 and 3358 in Antlia, 



    
        

            Geoff