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Observation by Nik Szymanek: Fornax Galaxy Cluster Mosaic

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Nik Szymanek

Observer

Nik Szymanek

Observed

2020 Oct 16 - 10:40

Uploaded

2020 Oct 16 - 10:42

Objects

Fornax

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Constellation

Fornax

Field centre

RA: 03h38m
Dec: -35°31'
Position angle: +0°56'

Field size

1°00' × 0°30'

Equipment
  • Planewave CDK24, 24 inch (61cm) telescope
  • FLI ProLine PL9000 3056 x 3056 0.62 arcsec/px
  • Astrodon LRGB filters
  • Mount: Mathis MI-1000/1250 with absolute encoders
Exposure

L: 3 x 450s sec RGB: 2 x 450 sec

Location

El Sauce Observatory, Rio Hurtado valley, Chile

Target name

Fornax galaxy cluster

Title

Fornax Galaxy Cluster Mosaic

About this image

2 pane mosaic

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