Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Arp 271
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Object: Arp 271 (NGC5426 & NGC5427)
Interacting Spiral Galaxies
Const.: Virgo
Camera: SXV-H9 Scope: Tele Vue NP101 Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 8x8m blank
The interacting galaxies known as Arp 271, a.k.a. NGC5426 (lower) and NGC5427 (upper) in Virgo. This image is a stack of 8 eight minute exposures using a Tele Vue NP101 4" f/5.4 refractor. The image was calibrated and stacked using AIP4WIN V2. This image has been cropped down from its original size of 1365x955.