Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Copeland's Septet
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Copeland's Septet
Object: Copeland's Septet
(Hickson 57/Arp320)
Galaxy Group
Const.: Leo
Camera: STL11000M Scope: Vixen VC200L Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 16x8m
Binned 2x2
This image shows the galaxy group known as Copeland's Septet in Leo. This group is also cataloged as Hickson 57 and Arp 320. The image is a stack of 16 eight minute exposures using an 8" f/9 corrected Cassegrain reflector. The image was calibrated, defect-corrected and stacked, deconvolved and a sigmoid scaling was performed using AIP4WINV2. This image has been cropped from its original size of 2004x1336.