Jim Burnell's CCD Images - The Mice
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The Mice
Object: Arp 242
NGC4676A & NGC4676B
The Mice
Interacting Galaxy Pair
Const.: Coma Berenices
Camera: SXV-H9 Scope: Vixen R200SS Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 10x8m TeleVue Paracorr
The Mice, galaxies NGC4676A and NGC4676B in Coma Berenices. This pair is also designated Arp 242. A stack of 10 eight minute exposures using an SXV-H9 CCD camera on a Vixen R200SS 8" f/4 Newtonian equipped with a Paracorr. The exposures were calibrated, defect-corrected and stacked using AIP4WIN. This image has been cropped down from its original size of 1392x1040.