Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Abell 1318
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Abell 1318
Object: Abell 1318
Galaxy Cluster
Const.: Ursa Major
Camera: HX-916 Scope: Vixen R200SS Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 40x60s TeleVue Paracorr
The galaxy cluster Abell 1318 in Ursa Major. This image is a stack of 40 sixty second exposures using a Vixen R200SS 8" f/4 Newtonian with a coma corrector. The image was calibrated, defect corrected, stacked and gradient corrected, then a simple linear stretch was performed, all using AIP4WIN. This image has been resampled down from its original size of 1280x1020.