Antennae Galaxies

The Antennae Galaxies (NGC 4038 and NGC 4039) are a pair of interacting galaxies in the constellation Corvus. Distance from earth is approximetly 45 million light years. The image has some horizontal banding from the camera - I will need to repeat this image.

Camera QHY9 Scope GSO 8 RC
Mount EQ6-Pro Guiding WO Megrez 72FD, PHD, QHY5 Drift (-8,+64) over 2:30
Exposure LRGB 90:20:20:20, total 2:30 @ -20C (subs 20mins) Location Donvale
Date 2010-02-24    
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