TWO GALAXIES KISSING - NGC 4038 & 4039

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TWO GALAXIES KISSING - NGC 4038 & 4039

[Public Domain] 18 Apr 2023 Dylan O'Donnell
CATEGORY : Astrophotography
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There is a lot of space, in space. But there is also everything, so eventually stuff hits other stuff. Sometimes a meteor hits a woman napping in her lounge room and sometimes your entire galaxy smashes into someone else’s which sounds disruptive but is likely to be mildly inconvenient – because there is a lot of space in space, even between the stars in galaxies.

“Antennae Galaxies” Taken over several nights with :

Celestron C11 EHD @ F7 1960mm
QHY294M Cooled CMOS Camera
Skywatcher EQ8Rh-Pro Mount
NexDome Observatory
Combined as RGB
Red 26 x 10m
Green x 23 x 10m
Blue x 23 x 10m
Total Integration : 12 hours

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