Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Abell 2052
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Abell 2052Galaxy Cluster in Serpens
Object: Abell 2052
Galaxy Cluster
Const.: Serpens
Camera: SXV-H9 Scope: Vixen R200SS Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 8x8m TeleVue Paracorr
Abell 2052, a galaxy cluster in Serpens. This image is a stack of 8 eight minute exposures using an SXV-H9 CCD camera on a Vixen R200SS 8" f/4 Newtonian equipped with a Paracorr. The diagonal line through the image is a satellite trail. The exposures were calibrated, defect-corrected and stacked using AIP4WIN. This image has been resampled down from its original size of 1062x1024.