Siamese Twins with M58

Siamese Twins Nikon D7000

Subject information
The Siamese Twins (NGC 4567 and NGC 4568) are a set of spiral galaxies 60 million light years away in the constellation Virgo. These galaxies are in the process of colliding and merging with each other. Also in the field of view is the beautiful galaxy M58. This galaxy is at 68 million light years from earth.

Image acquisition details
Date: 26/04/14 & 27/04/14
Location: La Palma
Optics: TS 10″ Newton
Mount: NEQ6 on fixed pier
Camera: Unmodified Nikon D7000 used at ISO800
Guiding: Lacerta MGEN
Exposure: 41 x 300 sec.

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No darks, no flats, no bias

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