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Abell1656 Coma Galaxy Cluster, 



    
        

            Michael Broyles
Abell1656 Coma Galaxy Cluster
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Abell1656 Coma Galaxy Cluster

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Abell1656 Coma Galaxy Cluster, 



    
        

            Michael Broyles
Abell1656 Coma Galaxy Cluster
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Abell1656 Coma Galaxy Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC Pro Cooled

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" SCT

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Focal reducers: Celestron 6.3 Focal reducer

Software: Celestron CPWI  ·  PHD2  ·  Stellarium 0.20.1  ·  PixInsight  ·  Astro Photograhy Tool

Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2"

Accessory: Celestron Off-Axis Guider


Dates:March 18, 2021

Frames:Optolong L-Pro 2": 175x60" (2h 55') (gain: 50.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 55'

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~256

Avg. Moon age: 4.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.16%

Temperature: 13.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4345857

RA center: 12h 59' 47"

DEC center: +27° 59' 13"

Pixel scale: 0.792 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.108 degrees

Field radius: 0.634 degrees


Resolution: 4800x3200

Data source: Backyard

Description

Not the most stunning visual astrophotography object but this target is mostly galaxy. It was challenging processing because most of the galaxy cores were being picked up as stars.

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Abell1656 Coma Galaxy Cluster, 



    
        

            Michael Broyles