Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 4040  ·  IC 4041  ·  IC 4045  ·  IC 4051  ·  NGC 4871  ·  NGC 4872  ·  NGC 4873  ·  NGC 4874  ·  NGC 4876  ·  NGC 4886  ·  NGC 4889  ·  NGC 4907  ·  NGC 4908
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK DX 250

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress H9C

Mounts: Vixen GPDX w/ SS2K

Guiding cameras: KWIQ Guider

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD  ·  Astroart 3  ·  NEAT


Dates:June 4, 2010

Frames: 31x180" (1h 33')

Integration: 1h 33'

Avg. Moon age: 21.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.00%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3282420

RA center: 13h00m22s

DEC center: +28°0119

Pixel scale: 1.125 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.899 degrees

Field radius: 0.266 degrees


Resolution: 1367x1019

Locations: Home, Weymouth, Dorset, UK, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Part of the Coma cluster - virtually every point of light in this image is a remote galaxy.

NGC 4889, top right, actually hosts the largest known black hole in the universe, at least 9.7 billion times more massive than our Sun.

Distance to the Coma cluster : an amazing several hundred million Light Years.

Taken during March, seeing not great. 30 x 120 second exposures.

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