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QSO 0957+561 A/B, 



    
        

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QSO 0957+561 A/B
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade LX50
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 20D
Mounts
Meade Fork on SuperWedge
Accessories
Celestron f/6.3 FR/FF
Software
GIMP · Iris

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 5, 2011
Frames:
38x30" (19') ISO800 bin 1x1
Integration:
19'
Darks:
13
Flats:
5
Bias:
7
Avg. Moon age:
0.57 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.37%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 84689

RA center: 10h01m20s.9

DEC center: +55°5345

Pixel scale: 0.753 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.654 degrees

Field radius: 0.100 degrees

Resolution: 620x412

Locations: Bazas, None

Description

At center, this is not a fuzzy and faint double star, but a quasar with gravitational lens effect, QSO 0957+561 A/B, also called the Twin Quasar.

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QSO 0957+561 A/B, 



    
        

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