Abell 1060

Posted by dcrowson
on Thursday, January 21, 2021
Abell 1060 (the Hydra I Cluster) is grouping of 157 galaxies located approximately 134 million light-years away (https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/pdf/2005/28/aa1583-04.pdf) in Hydra. The bright (mag 4.89 V) star is HD 92036. See the annotated image for more objects.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged on May 3rd, 2019 and January 11th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50861096888/sizes/l/

LRGB annotated - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50861096823/sizes/l/
To leave a comment you must be a member of our community.
Login to your account now, or register for an account to start participating.
No one has commented yet.
Join our Community!

Our community is FREE to join. To participate you must either login or register for an account.


Receive news, sky-event information, observing tips, and more from Astronomy's weekly email newsletter. View our Privacy Policy.

Find us on Facebook