Arp 188  -  wide field

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Object data of Arp188

Object type: Galaxy (SBc)
Size: 3.6' x 0.8'
Magnitude: 14.6 mag
Constellation: Dra
Distance: 420 Mio Ly
Notes: Arp 188, the Tadpole Galaxy, is a disrupted barred spiral galaxy located 420 million light-years from Earth in the northern constellation Draco. Its eye-catching tail is about 280 thousand light-years long and features massive, bright blue star clusters. The tail is a result of a merger with a smaller galaxy that is believed to have occurred about 100 million years ago.

Exposure data

Date: 2021-06-13 until 2021-06-17 (4 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Baader APO 95/560 CaF2 Travel Companion
Camera: Nikon Z6 (ISO 400)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 64x6min
Exposure time total: 6h24min