Herschel 194 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 194, also known as NGC 3226, NGC 3227 and Arp 94, are interacting galaxies in the constellation of Leo. NGC 3226, a galaxy of classification E2 pec and diameter of ~44,000 light- years, lies to the northwest. NGC 3227, a Seyfert galaxy of classification SAB(s) pec with a diameter of ~76,000 light-years, lies to the southeast. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 5 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 75 degrees on 10 January 2019. The fields of view are 34’ x 23’ and 18' x 12', respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020