Arp 295

Arp 295 (120) copy

Arp 295

These 2 galaxies are in the early stages of a galactic merger with a long bridge of matter joining the pair. Approx  270 MLY distance in Aquarius.

Telescope.  16 inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure & Time.  12 x 900 sec.  Nov 2012.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.