Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Abell 426
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Galaxy Cluster in Perseus
Object: Abell 426
Galaxy Cluster
Const.: Perseus
Camera: HX-916 Scope: AP130 Mount: AP1200GTO
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 64x60s blank
Abell 426, a galaxy cluster in Perseus. This image is a stack of 64 one minute exposures using a 5" f/6 refractor, calibrated and stacked using AIP4WIN. This image has been cropped down from its original size of 1300x986. The diagonal streak at the bottom of the image is an early Geminid meteor.