The region is dominated by the large SB(s)a/P galaxy NGC 3718, also known as Arp 214. He's joined on the left by the much smaller NGC 3729 SBa/P galaxy.
Adding further interest is the chain of smaller galaxies below NGC 3718 containing
Behind that lot are a vast number of much smaller galaxies - this region is packed with tiny background galaxies. Something for everybody in here!
View full sized image of NGC3718 Arp 214, Arp 322, Hickson 56
cCaptured in Maxim and processed in Photoshop
This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider with Lodestar.
Imaged with my homemade telescope mount
Exposure Details :
Coma Corrector Baader L 60x240s on 200 @ F5 f.l. 1000 with Artemis 285 camera
Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK