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VV 166 (Arp 113)

VV 166 (Arp 113)

Arp 113 is in the class of “E and E-like Galaxies Close To and Perturbing Spirals” in the Arp Atlas,
and forms the dense core of the group VV 166. NGC 0070 is the large spiral in the group(type
SA(rs)c), NGC 0068 (SA0-) is the elliptical-like galaxy below and to the right of NGC 0070, then
continuing to the lower right is NGC 0067 and NGC 0067A. NGC 0071 (SA0- pec) is the elliptical-like
galaxy below NGC 0070, and then NGC 0072 (SB(rs)ab) is below and to the left of NGC 0071. NGC 0069
(SB0-(s)), is below and to the right of NGC 0071. Finally, NGC 0072A (E3), is to the left of NGC
0072 and NGC 0074 is near the left edge. The group is also cataloged as WBL 007.

Taken Oct. 6, 8, 13 and Oct 15, 2012. Imaged with CCD Lab’s Q285M camera and a Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
at f10, on a Losmandy G11/Gemini mount. The L subframes were 12 and 15 minutes binned 1x1, while the
RGB subframes were 4 minutes binned 2x2 resulting in the following total exposures L:R:G:B (min) =
390:68:68:68. 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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