Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Hickson 68
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Hickson 68
Object: Hickson 68
Compact Galaxy Group
Const.: Canes Venatici
Camera: SXV-H9 Scope: Vixen R200SS Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 8x8m TeleVue Paracorr
Hickson 68, a compact galaxy group in Canes Venatici. A stack of 8 eight minute exposures using an SXV-H9 CCD camera on a Vixen R200SS 8" f/4 Newtonian with a Paracorr. The image was calibrated, defect-corrected and stacked, and k-sigma Wavelet Noise Reduction, followed by a Tangent Histogram Shaping was performed using AIP4WINV2. This image has been resampled down from its original size of 1392x1040.