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NGC3227  Arp 94   © Ken Crawford      Rancho Del Sol Observatory  MPC G67
Image Exposure Details
Filter Exposures
Clear/ Lum 540 minutes
Red 80 minutes
Green 80 minutes
Blue 80 minutes
Ha 5nm 0 minutes
OIII 3nm 0 minutes
SII 5nm 0 minutes

NGC3227 is a spiral galaxy that is interacting with a dwarf elliptical galaxy (NGC3226). This interaction is visible as loops, arcs, and star streams that are the remnants of a gravitational dance between the two. You can see this image on Astronomy Picture Of The Day.
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The images were produced in collaboration with David Martinez-Delgado (MPIA) and the Tidal Stream Survey.

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