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Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies

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#1 Petergoodhew

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Posted 16 May 2021 - 07:17 AM

Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies - a pair of galaxies known as NGC 4435 and NGC 4438 about 52 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo. They were discovered on 8 April 1784 by William Herschel. In the 2014 film Interstellar, NGC 4438 can be seen in Murphy Cooper's notepad during the film's climactic sequence.
Image captured on my remote dual rig at Fregenal de la Sierra in Spain between 12-16 May 2021.
Scopes: APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractors
Cameras: QSI6120wsg8
Mount: 10Micron GM2000 HPS
A total of 9.4 hours image capture (LRGB)
More details are available on my website at: https://www.imagingd...om/arp-120.html

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#2 AgilityGuy

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Posted 16 May 2021 - 10:03 AM

Really nice!  


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Posted 16 May 2021 - 10:12 AM

Wow, this is really nice. Good job!


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Posted 16 May 2021 - 10:22 AM

Another beautiful image Peter! Excellent processing!


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#5 Jose_Salcedo

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Posted 20 May 2021 - 02:17 PM

Arp 120 - The Eyes Galaxies - a pair of galaxies known as NGC 4435 and NGC 4438 about 52 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo. They were discovered on 8 April 1784 by William Herschel. In the 2014 film Interstellar, NGC 4438 can be seen in Murphy Cooper's notepad during the film's climactic sequence.
Image captured on my remote dual rig at Fregenal de la Sierra in Spain between 12-16 May 2021.
Scopes: APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractors
Cameras: QSI6120wsg8
Mount: 10Micron GM2000 HPS
A total of 9.4 hours image capture (LRGB)
More details are available on my website at: https://www.imagingd...om/arp-120.html

Very nice image, excellent capture and processing.


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Posted 20 May 2021 - 05:06 PM

Nice. My favourite part of Markarian's Chain!


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Posted 20 May 2021 - 06:04 PM

Fantastic detail....


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#8 Mert

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Posted 22 May 2021 - 08:24 AM

That's a piece of art, great image with great detail
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