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NGC 2537 (Arp 6)

NGC 2537 (Arp 6)

NGC 2537, spiral galaxy type SBm, also cataloged as Arp 6 in Lynx. NGC 2537 is also referred to
as the "Bear Claw/Paw" galaxy do to its unusual shape. Also visible is NGC 2537a, spiral galaxy
type SBc, upper left. Taken Jan. 19 and Feb. 19 2009 with CCD Lab's Q285M and a C8N at f5 on a
Losmandy G11/Gemini mount. This is a crop of a larger image containing Arp 6 and IC 2233 see:
http://www.pbase.com/jshuder/image/109787597/large
All subframes were 4 minutes binned 1x1 resulting in the following total exposures L:R:G:B (min) =
156:60:60:60. Captured with Nebulosity, calibrated and sigma combined in Iris with other processing
using PixInsight LE and Photoshop CS. North is up.


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