NGC 3718 EXTRA GALAXIES

The   most   striking   is   clearly   NGC   3718,   a   warped spiral    galaxy    found    near    picture    center.    NGC 3718's     faint     spiral     arms     look     twisted     and extended,    its    bright    central    region    crossed    by obscuring dust lanes. A   mere   150   thousand   light-years   to   the   right   is another   large   spiral   galaxy,   NGC   3729.   The   two are   likely   interacting   gravitationally,   accounting for   the   peculiar   appearance   of   NGC   3718.   While this   galaxy   pair   lies   about   52   million   light-years away,   the   remarkable   Hickson   Group   56   can   also be   seen   clustered   just   below   NGC   3718.   Hickson Group   56   consists   of   five   interacting   galaxies   and lies over 400 million light-years away. NGC   3718,   also   called   Arp   214,   is   a   galaxy   located approximately   52   million   light   years   from   Earth in    the    constellation    Ursa    Major.[1][2][3]    It    is either a lenticular or spiral galaxy
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NGC 3718 EXTRA GALAXIES

Place:        Ager-Lleida-Spain SQM:         21.6 Dates:       Feb 2016 Details Telescope:  GSO RC14 Truss Mount:        ASA DDM85 Camera:      Moravian G2-8300 Focuser:      Seletek Armadillo 2 Flattener:    CCDT67 0.67x Exposure:    L: 21x600 sec bin1                       RGB: 21x300 sec bin2 Processing:  Pixinsight & Photoshop CC Software:     MaximDL, Sequence,Autoslew Control Remote:  Talon6

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