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The twisted spiral galaxy - ngc3718


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My attempt for this twisted galaxy :)


NGC 3718, also called Arp 214, is a galaxy located approximately 52 million light years from Earth in the constellation Ursa Major. This galaxy has a warped, s-shape. This may be due to gravitational interaction between it and NGC 3729, another spiral galaxy located 150,000 light-years away

Telescope: GSO 10RC
Camera: SBIG ST10XME
Filters: Astrodon Gen II LRGB
Total Exposure: 10h
Subexposures: 10m (L+ RGB)
Location: Near Gythion, Greece

More: http://celestialpixels.com

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