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Image of the day 11/12/2020

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    Deep view inside Fornax Cluster, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour
    Deep view inside Fornax Cluster
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    Deep view inside Fornax Cluster

    Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

    Image of the day 11/12/2020

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      Deep view inside Fornax Cluster, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour
      Deep view inside Fornax Cluster
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      Deep view inside Fornax Cluster

      Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iHW

      Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

      Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2


      Dates:Oct. 20, 2020

      Frames:Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 174x300" (14h 30') (gain: 26.00) bin 1x1

      Integration: 14h 30'

      Avg. Moon age: 4.21 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 18.78%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 3981583

      RA center: 03h36m36s.7

      DEC center: -35°4731

      Pixel scale: 1.263 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 2.065 degrees

      Field radius: 0.922 degrees


      Resolution: 4326x2990

      Locations: Cielmonchili, Monte Patria, Coquimbo, Chile

      Data source: Own remote observatory

      Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

      Description

      At about 62 million light-years, second richest cluster of galaxies within 100 million light years, the Fornax group is a fine example of the diversity in the formation of galaxies in the same area of ​​the sky. The cluster covers an area of sky about 6° across.

      This picture shows about one third of the group members.

      Treat yourself to the full resolution view, it's crowded!

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      Deep view inside Fornax Cluster, 



    
        

            Patrick Dufour