30  July  2016
    NGC 3718, also called Arp 214

 By    Jens Zippel
( www.spaceimages.de )

NGC 3718, also called Arp 214, is a galaxy located approximately 52 million light years from Earth in the constellation Ursa Major.
 It has a warped s-shape. This may be due to gravitational interaction between it and NGC 3729, another spiral galaxy located 150,000 light years away.

04.05.2016, 05.05.2016, 06.05.2016
Lum: 36 x 600 Sec., RGB 62 x 360 Sec., Sum: 12,2 hrs.
Telescope: 10'', F4 Lacerta Newton without a name, 1000mm
Filter: Astrodon E-Series, LRGB
Camera: Atik 460Exm
Guiding: Off Axis Guider, Loadstar
Mount: EQ8  


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