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Observation by Alan Snook: Arp 200

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Alan Snook

Observer

Alan Snook

Observed

2016 Oct 31 - 03:15

Uploaded

2016 Nov 04 - 16:56

Objects

NGC1134

Equipment
  • 0.5m f4.1 Dobsonian
  • 8mm Ethos eyepiece x260
Location

Kent

Target name

Arp 200

Title

Arp 200

About this image

Weather continues calm, misty, murky and un-seasonally mild. The sky has 50% cloud cover with cirrocumulus covering the northern half from horizon to zenith.  Arp 200 was not conspicuous despite being listed at 12th magnitude. It lies at one end of a curve of faint stars running E then turning N. Initially it appeared as a coarsely mottled circular patch with an offset core and a knot of brightness near the adjacent star. Later it appeared as a blocky oval, with suggestions of structure, lighter and darker striations, running NW-SE, like a dab by an artist’s brush

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