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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 5, 2010

Frames: 30x180" (1h 30')

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 22.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.50%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 215045

RA center: 13h00m22s.3

DEC center: +28°0119

Pixel scale: 1.125 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.064 degrees

Field radius: 0.266 degrees


Resolution: 620x462

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

Description

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

NGC 4889 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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