Object name: ARP237
Designation(s): ARP237, HCG38,
Arp 237 is part of the Hickson 38 galaxy group. It is a 4 galaxy group with Arp 237 being two. The third is the spiral to the southwest. These three are a physical group. The fourth, Hickson 38D to the west-northwest of Arp 237 is a line of sight member of the group being over nearly three times as distant at almost 1.1 billion light-years. The pair constituting Arp 237, UGC 05044 or Hickson 38B and 38C, as well as the third physical member, Hickson 38A, CGCG 062-036 are all about 410 million light-years distant.