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Abell 2162

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Goodhew FRAS
Time of observation
22/05/2020 - 12:19
Object
Abell 2162
Observing location
Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain
Equipment
APM TMB 152 LZOS Refractors
10Micron GM2000 HPS mount
QSI6120wsg8 cameras
Exposure
Astrodon Blue: 22x300" Astrodon Green: 22x300" Astrodon Red: 23x300" Astrodon Luminance: 98x600" Total Integration: 21.9 hour
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Abell 2162 is a cluster of 37 galaxies in the constellation Corona Borealis.  I've gone deep, with 98 x 600s luminance subs. For me this field is similar to the Hubble Deep Field image, with literally dozens of galaxies, but suitabe for those of us who can't afford a space telescope.

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