Herschel 10 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 10, also known as NGC 772, is a galaxy of classification SA(s)b and diameter of ~240,000 light-years in the constellation of Aries. It is interacting gravitationally with NGC 770, a galaxy of classification E3 that lies to the south-southwest of NGC 772, causing a deformation of one of its arms. The galaxies lie at a distance of ~130 million light-years. This image comprises 9 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 6 x Red, Green and Blue (120, 120 and 96 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 80 degrees over two nights, 1 December and 26 December 2018. The fields of view are 34’ x 23’ and 18' x 12', respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020