Contains: NGC 3842, IC 2951
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The NGC 3842 Group, Abell 1367

Technical card

Resolution: 3308x2480

Dates: April 12, 2016

Baader Blue 36mm: 9x600" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Green 36mm: 9x600" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Luminance 36mm: 21x600" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Red 36mm: 7x600" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 1067135

RA center: 176.014 degrees

DEC center: 19.954 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.930 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.750 degrees

Field radius: 0.534 degrees


Abell 1367, also known more informally as the Leo Cluster, is thought to be roughly 330 million light years distant.

None of these galaxies is particularly bright. NGC 3842 is 11.8 and is 1.4'x1'. NGC 3861, the pretty spiral to the left of NGC 3842 is Mag 12.7 and is 2.3'x1.3'.




Sky plot

Sky plot


The NGC 3842 Group, Abell 1367, Madratter