Object name: ARP043
Arp 43, IC 607 is a spiral galaxy in Arp's class: Spiral Galaxies with Low Surface Brightness Companions on Arms. The "companion" is 2MASX J10241018+1643557/ASK 647046.0, the blue blob on the southeast edge of the galaxy. Apr 43 is about 230 million light-years distant in the constellation of Leo just a degree southwest of Arp 263, the much closer, highly irregular loon-like galaxy. It was discovered on March 29, 1889 by Lewis Swift.
Related Designation(s):2MASS J10240858+1644306, 2MASX J10240858+1644307, 2MASXi J1024085+164431, ARP 043, ARP043, ASK 647814.0, CGCG 094-030, CGCG 1021.5+1700, ECO 08500, IC 0607, IRAS F10214+1659, MCG +03-27-018, NSA 117289, PGC 030496, SDSS J102408.57+164430.8, UGC 05628, UZC J102408.6+164431, [TTL2012] 276782,