Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Abell 2197
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Abell 2197 Galaxy Cluster in Hercules
Object: Abell 2197
Galaxy Cluster
Const.: Hercules
Camera: SXV-H9 Scope: Vixen R200SS Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 8x8m TeleVue Paracorr
Abell 2197, a galaxy cluster in Hercules. 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 exposures were calibrated, defect-corrected and stacked using AIP4WIN. This image has been resampled down from its original size of 1392x1040.