Object name: ARP038
Arp 38 is a photogenic face on spiral in Draco about 60 million light-years distant. Arp put it in his class for spirals with low surface brightness companions on the arm. One major problem here. The companion probably doesn't exist. NED shows no other galaxy in the area. It appears the "companion" is most likely just star knots to the northern side of the galaxy. Arp's comment reads: "Small ring in arm on north side, part of large ring on following side shows in H-alpha only." This would be the position of the star knots. Kanipe and Webb make no mention of the companion in their book. They just repeat Arp's comment.
Related Designation(s):2MASS J17293746+7542152, 2MASX J17293752+7542155, AKARI J1729355+754222, ARP 038, ARP038, CGCG 1731.2+7545, CGCG 355-034, CGCG 356-004, HIJASS J1729+75, IRAS 17313+7544, IRAS F17314+7544, KAZ 146, KIG 0813, LDCE 1246 NED005, LGG 410:[G93] 003, MCG +13-12-026, NGC 6412, NVSS J172934+754226, PGC 060393, UGC 10897, UZC J172937.6+754216, VV 444,