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Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies

(APG, Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, Arp Catalog of Peculiar Galaxies)
(1960s catalog-book with photos)

The Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies (or Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies or Arp Catalog of Peculiar Galaxies) is an astronomical catalog published in book form in 1966, incorporating a photograph of each taken using the Hale Telescope. It roughly covered the galaxies listed in the current Catalogue of Interacting Galaxies. Included are galaxy mergers, polar-ring galaxies, and other unusual galaxies.


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Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlas_of_Peculiar_Galaxies
https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Arp/Arp_contents.html
http://arpgalaxy.com/
PrefixExample  
APGAPG 148 
ArpArp 220 

Referenced by pages:
Arp-Madore Catalog of Southern Peculiar Galaxies (AM)

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