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Observation by David Strange: ARP188 - The Tadpole Galaxy

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David Strange

Observer

David Strange

Observed

2021 Apr 02 - 22:00

Uploaded

2021 Apr 03 - 11:09

Objects

Arp 188

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Constellation

Draco

Field centre

RA: 16h05m
Dec: +55°29'
Position angle: +2°56'

Field size

0°28' × 0°28'

Equipment
  • Celestron 9
  • ASI533MC
  • ASIair Pro
Exposure

20 x120s

Location

Salcombe Regis, East Devon

Target name

ARP188

Title

ARP188 - The Tadpole Galaxy

About this image

The striking tidal tail of the Tadpole galaxy is 280,000 light years in length and results from the collision of two galaxies seen here superimposed.

ARP188 lies about 420 Mly in Draco.

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