Herschel 137 and Arp 225 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 137, also known as NGC 2655 and Arp 225, is a galaxy of classification SAB(s)0a in the constellation of Camelopardalis.  It has a diameter of 135,000 light-years.  The bright star to the southeast is magnitude 7.3 SAO 6692. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (120, 126 and 102 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 40 degrees over three nights, 27 and 29 January and 23 February 2017. The field of view of the image is 18’ x 12’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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