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NGC2685 Arp 336   © Ken Crawford      Rancho Del Sol Observatory  MPC G67
Image Exposure Details
Filter Exposures
Clear/ Lum 880 minutes
Red 240 minutes
Green 240 minutes
Blue 240 minutes
Ha 5nm 660 minutes
OIII 3nm. 0 minutes
SII 5nm 0 minutes

NGC2685 is a polar ring galaxy which means there are stars, gas, and dust orbiting as loops around the core which is debris from a captured galaxy. It is also known as the peculiar galaxy Arp 336.
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The captured material appears as loops and rings around the core of NGC2685.

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