NGC 5426-27 (Arp 271)

NGC 5426-27 (spsp) (90)

NGC 5426-27  (Arp 271)

These two equally size spiral galaxy are in an early stage of becoming gravitationally connected by a bridge of material.

NGC 5426-27 are approx. 90 MLY distance in Virgo.

Telescope.  16 Inch F4.5 Newtonian.

Camera.  S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date. 15 x 900 sec.  May 2016.

Location.  (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.