NGC 3718  +  NGC 3729

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Object data of NGC3718

Object type: galaxy (SBa/P)
Size: 8.2 x 3.5'
Magnitude: 11.6 mag
Constellation: UMa
Distance: 52 Mio Ly
Notes: = Arp214; interacting pair with NGC3729

Exposure data

Date: 2008-05-01 + 07 + 08
  Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1139mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 27x12m / R 11x12m / G 11x6m / B 12x6m
Exposure time total: 9h 54m

Hickson56 (galaxy group in a distance of 370 Mio Ly) to the south of NGC3718.

Brightest members of distant galaxy Cluster MaxBCG J173.61398+53.22685 (z=0.232 / light travel time = 2.6 Gyr) are visible.


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