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Contains:  IC 171, IC 1732, IC171, IC1732, NGC 703, NGC 708, NGC687, NGC688, NGC700, NGC703, NGC704, NGC705, NGC708, NGC709, NGC710, NGC712, NGC714, NGC717
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ABELL 262 - Galaxy Cluster, 


            Brice Blanc
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ABELL 262 - Galaxy Cluster

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher ED80

Imaging cameras: ASI 1600MM-Cooled

Mounts: Orion EQ-G Atlas

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ASI ZWO 120MC

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight 1.8.5 Ripley

Filters: Astronomik LRGB 1.25" Type IIc

Dates:Sept. 4, 2018

Frames: 60x264"

Integration: 4.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.65% job: 3139926

RA center: 1h 52' 43"

DEC center: +36° 5' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.393 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.438 degrees

Field radius: 1.044 degrees

Resolution: 4490x2994

Locations: Home, Entre Deux Guiers, Isere, France

Data source: Backyard


I spent a lot of time on this one for a very modest result, but I this the best I managed to get so far... I guess those galaxies "far far away" are requiring much longer integration time... This was a try.



Brice Blanc
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • ABELL 262 - Galaxy Cluster, 


            Brice Blanc
  • Final
    ABELL 262 - Galaxy Cluster, 


            Brice Blanc


Description: Again a reprocessed version of this very interesting galaxy cluster. Whish you all a Merry Christmas ! Cheers !

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ABELL 262 - Galaxy Cluster, 


            Brice Blanc