Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)  ·  Contains:  IC 2184
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IC 2184 - Cosmic "Flying V" of Merging Galaxies, 



    
        

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IC 2184 - Cosmic "Flying V" of Merging Galaxies

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IC 2184 - Cosmic "Flying V" of Merging Galaxies

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 11, 2021
Frames:
420×30(3h 30′) ISO1600
Integration:
3h 30′
Darks:
10
Flats:
30
Flat darks:
10
Bias:
80
Avg. Moon age:
27.70 days
Avg. Moon phase:
3.75%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00
Mean SQM:
18.38
Temperature:
-1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4197146

RA center: 07h28m28s.8

DEC center: +72°0758

Pixel scale: 1.129 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 353.722 degrees

Field radius: 0.331 degrees

Resolution: 1840x1035

File size: 697.7 KB

Locations: Home, Mestre, Venezia, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

Probably an interacting pair of galaxies seen almost edge-on,

168 million light-years away (For H0 = 69.6)

A region of vigorous star formation, well

visible in images of PanSTARRS-1 and Hubble S.T.,

is what I call "Snail tentacle"

(PanSTARRS-1:

http://ps1images.stsci.edu/cgi-bin/ps1cutouts?pos=IC+2184)

Drizzle x2 integration

Cropped

Unguided

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