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NGC 2300 and NGC 2276

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Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
20/08/2017 - 22:49
Object
NGC 2300 and NGC 2276
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Equipment
Scope: 200mm SCT at f/6.3
Camera: ASI178MM. Baader UV/IR cut
Software: Firecapture and DeepSkyStacker
Exposure
125 x 5s subs
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21:49 UT; 22:49 BST

The spiral galaxy, NGC 2276, is clearly asymmetrical. This is probably due to gravitational interaction with the elliptical galaxy NGC 2300.

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