Dates: April 10, 2010
Integration: 0.1 hours
Avg. Moon age: 25.80 days
Avg. Moon phase: 14.97%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00
Mean SQM: 20.50
Astrometry.net job: 126279
RA center: 186.740 degrees
DEC center: 12.521 degrees
Pixel scale: 12.130 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: -87.268 degrees
Field radius: 2.035 degrees
Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain
The Virgo Cluster, wich contains 1,300 galaxies aproximately, is at same time the central region of the Virgo Supercluster wich contains one hundred more of others clusters and galaxies groups (englobing our own Milky Way). Moreover at same time the superclusters are the bricks wich making up the large and huge walls wich shape the cavernous structure of the Universe.
Because to limitations in this deep field image of Virgo Cluster we can see "only" 31 galaxies (each one with its hundreds of billions of stars). The three brightest around magnitude 9 are: M 87 (up), M 86 (center), and M 84 (a bit more down); the rest of galaxies going down unto 13th magnitude.
More info into the Blog C O M E T O G R A F I A (in Spanish)
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