Butterfly Galaxies

Photographer
Nick Pavelchak
Email
sydney77@verizon.net
Location of photo
Altamont, NY
Date/Time of photo
April 10, 2018
Equipment
Celestron C14 Edge, AP900, SBIG ST10XME, Astrodon, Optec TCF
Description
Spiral galaxies NGC4567 and 4568 are in the early stages of colliding and merging. The galaxy at upper left is the elliptical galaxy NGC4564. They are all part of the Virgo cluster and roughly 60 million light-years away. Other galaxies are visible in the image as well.
Website
https://www.astrobin.com/users/sydney/
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