This is a combination of 5 images, each of 480 seconds The images were taken with a Pictor 1616 attached to an Meade 10" F/6.3 telescope. A Pictor 201XT was attached to an ETX for guiding. Each of the images was corrected with a dark frame and a flat field. This image is binned, an unbinned version is available.
The galaxy to the left and below is NGC 2993. There is a small edge-on galaxy to the lower right of the main two galaxies.
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