Abell 426

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, February 28, 2020
Abell 426 or the Perseus Cluster is a grouping over 1,000 galaxies centered on NGC 1275, the brightest galaxy just left of center.

Luminance – 29x600s – 290 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

410 minutes total exposure – 6 hours and 50 minutes

Imaged November 8th and 9th, 2018 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49598675662/sizes/l/

LRGB PixInsight Annotated - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/49597927913/sizes/l/
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