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Contains:  NGC 4931, NGC 4929, NGC 4926, NGC 4923, NGC 4921, NGC 4919, IC 4051, NGC 4911, NGC 4908, NGC 4907, IC 4040, NGC 4896, NGC 4895, NGC 4889, NGC 4874, NGC 4869, NGC 4867, NGC 4865, IC 3949, NGC 4853, NGC 4850, NGC 4848
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Coma Cluster - Abell 1656, 


            Mike Wiles
Coma Cluster - Abell 1656

Coma Cluster - Abell 1656

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:127ED

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY8 Pro

Mount:Astro-Physics AP900

Guiding telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher 9x50 finderscope

Software:photoshopNeat ImagePixInsightMaxim DL

Resolution: 2973x1938

Dates:May 19, 2012

Frames: 28x900"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.00% job: 130976

RA center: 194.966 degrees

DEC center: 27.973 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.697 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.093 degrees

Field radius: 0.836 degrees


Shot in southern Utah the weekend of the May 2012 Annular Solar Eclipse....not terribly happy with the final outcome, but it's not my worst.



Mike Wiles
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Sky plot

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Coma Cluster - Abell 1656, 


            Mike Wiles