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Quasar 3C 273

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Observer
Steve Knight
Time of observation
06/05/2018 - 21:23
Object
Quasar 3C 273
Observing location
Warkworth
Equipment
70mm f6 doublet
Modified 550D
Astrotrac
CLS filter
Exposure
x23 1 min exposures
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Quasar 3C 273 on right, 2.4 billion light years away, racing away at 14.6% of light speed. Galaxies NGC 4536, NGC 4533 & NGC 4257 are top left. Mod'd 550D + 70mm f6 doublet. x23 1 minute exposures. Processed in DSS, Pixinsight & Faststone. Cropped. Bright satellite is Terra, Earth observation satellite.

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