NGC 3347 – 3358.

NGC 3347 – 3358.

NGC 3347 has elongated spiral arms while NGC 3358 has a ring spiral structure. Both galaxies are in the constellation of Antlia. There seems to be some faint nebulosity between NGC 3347 and the smaller round spiral.(NGC 3354).

F. O. V.    Cropped to 80% of the 25 x 25 min of arc FOV.

Telescope.   16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposures and Dates.   18 x 600 sec + 5 x 900 sec.  Mar. 2012,  Mar. 2018.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.