Jim Burnell's CCD Images - M88
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Object: M88 (NGC4501)
Spiral Galaxy
Const.: Coma Berenices
Camera: HX916 Scope: AP130 Mount: AP1200GTO
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 17x60s blank
The galaxy M88 in Coma Berenices. A stack of 17 one minute exposures using a 5" f/6 refractor. The image was calibrated and stacked, and a simple linear stretch was performed using AIP4WIN. This image has been resampled down from its original size of 1300x1030.