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Arp270 LRGB

NGC 3395 and NGC 3396 are about 90 million light years distant in Leo Minor and are in the very early stages of a merger. There are active clusters of intense star formation due to the collision of the disks.The angular size of the pair is merely 1.6' x 0.9 and is mag 12.4

Imaging Camera: QSI640wsg
Imaging Scope: Celestron 9.25"Edge HD at F/10
Guide Camera: SX Lodestar
Mount: Avalon M-Uno Fast Reverse
Filters: Astrodon Gen II LRGB, 5nm Ha
Exposure: 3 hours Lum, 5 minute subs unbinned , 60 mins each RGB 2.5 minute subs binned x 2
Processing: CCD Stack and PS CC
Date: 3/11/18

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