Abell 3574 Galaxy Cluster

Posted by azstarman01
on Friday, December 4, 2020
This is an image of NGC 5291 in the Abell 3574 galaxy cluster. It is a cluster 200 million light years away in the constellation Centaurus. NGC 5291 is interacting with the Seashell galaxy near the bottom center of the image, creating the faint tidal streams you can see near the two galaxies. You can also see NGC 4329, NGC 5302, and NGC 5298 near the top of the image.

Telescope: Planewave CDK-17
Camera: SBIG STXL11002 with AOX
Mount: Paramount ME
Luminance: 13x30 minutes (binned 1x1)
Red: 13x20 minutes (binned 1x1)
Green: 17x20 minutes (binned 1x1)
Blue: 15x20 minutes (binned 1x1)
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