NGC 4038 & NGC 4039 (The Antennae)

 

The Antennae Galaxies (also known as NGC 4038/NGC 4039 or Caldwell 60/61) are a pair of interacting galaxies in the constellation Corvus, currently going through a phase of starburst.

 

Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N 12 Astrograph at /6.8
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: 26 April 2012
Location: Rozhen
Exposure Details: L = 60 min, R = 30 min; G = 30 min; B = 30 min.
Subexposures: 10 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS
     
 

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