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Arp 81: NGC 6621 and NGC 6622

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Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
09/10/2018 - 20:42
Object
Arp 81
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Equipment
200mm SCT @ f/7
ASI183MM
Maxim DL
Exposure
37 x 20s
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Time stated is UT.

The larger (by angular size) galaxy is NGC 6621. You can make out the dramatic tidal tail.

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djswan2002's picture

I recollimated the scope this eve by star testing and things do look better :)

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