NGC 4567- 4568. (Siamese Twins)

NGC 4567-4568 (Siamese Twins)

NGC 4567-4568 known as the Siamese Twins are a pair of colliding spiral galaxies in Virgo at a distance of about 60 MLY. Star formation is more active in the area where the galaxies overlap. 

F.O.V.  Cropped to 57% of full frame of 40×40 min of arc.

Telescope.   Orion Optics UK AG12

Camera.   S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.   15 x 600sec.   June 2020.

Location.   (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.