ARP Objects

ARP 120 in Virgo - The Eyes Galaxies

Here is a view of ARP 120 (also known as NGC 4435 an NGC 4438, The Eyes Galaxies) located in the constellation Virgo. They are also part of the famous Markarian's Chain of galaxies. They are listed in Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, produced by Halton Arp, because of there interaction with each other. They are about 52 million light-years away from Earth.
Tech Specs: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mm ED Triplet APO Refractor, Celestron CGEM-DX mount, Canon 6D stock camera, ISO 3200, 54 x 60 second exposures with dark/bias frames, guided using a ZWO ASI290MC and Orion 60mm guide scope. Image date: 18 March 2018. Location: The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, PA, USA.
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