Arp 94 consists of two interacting galaxies: NGC 3227 being the larger one, and NGC 3226. They are in the constellation Leo at a distance of 50 million light years from Earth. Many other galaxies can be seen, including NGC 3222 to the right of the image.
TARGET Nomenclature: Arp 94, NGC 3227, NGC 3226, NGC 3222 Right Ascension: 10:23:30.6 Declination: +19:51:54.00 Discovery: William Herschel in 1784
EQUIPMENT USED APM TMB LZOS 152 refractor 10Micron GM2000 HPS mount QSI6120 CCD camera Astrodon filters
IMAGE CAPTURE Luminance: 42x300 bin 1x1, 14x900 bin 1x1 Red: 5x300 bin 1x1 Green: 9x300 bin 1x1 Blue: 8x300 bin 1x1 Total integration: 8 hours 50 minutes Pixel scale: 0.530 arcsec/pixel Field radius: 0.293 degrees Capture dates: 7-16 June 2021 Capture location: Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain