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Fornax Cluster, 



    
        

            Annette & Holger
Fornax Cluster
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Fornax Cluster

Fornax Cluster, 



    
        

            Annette & Holger
Fornax Cluster
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Fornax Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS PhotoLine Triplet Apo 80/480

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-8300 FW

Focal reducers: TS PhotoLine 0,79x Reducer / Flattener

Software: APT  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  PHP

Filters: Astrodon Red G2E  ·  Astrodon Green G2E  ·  Astrodon Blue G2E  ·  Astrodon Lum G2E

Accessory: QHY Polemaster


Dates:March 1, 2017March 2, 2017March 3, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Blue G2E: 6x300" (30') -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green G2E: 6x300" (30') -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum G2E: 6x600" (1h) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red G2E: 6x300" (30') -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 4.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.84%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3825552

RA center: 03h36m39s.4

DEC center: -35°3914

Pixel scale: 5.753 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 330.784 degrees

Field radius: 1.647 degrees


Resolution: 1637x1252

Locations: La Palma, Puntagorda, Spain

Data source: Traveller

Description

"The Fornax Cluster is the second richest galaxy cluster within 100 million light-years, after the considerably larger Virgo Cluster." (Wiki)

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Fornax Cluster, 



    
        

            Annette & Holger