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NGC 3169 / NGC 3166  
Penryn, California
March 2005
FS-128 (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LRGB 15 minute subs

NGC 3169 is the type Sa galaxy on the left and NGC 3166  is the type SBO-a on the right.  This duo is seprated by 50,000 ly and still connected by a trail of HI material.  Distance to the galaxies is 72 Mly.

NGC 3165 (not shown) is also a member of this close knit group.