Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Virgo Core
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Object: Virgo Core Region
Galaxy Cluster
Const.: Virgo
Camera: SXV-H9 Scope: Tele Vue NP101 Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 9x8m blank
The core of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies. This largest galaxies in this field are M84 and M86. This image is a stack of 9 eight minute exposures using a Tele Vue NP101 4" f/5.4 refractor. The image was calibrated and stacked using AIP4WIN V2. This image has been resampled down from its original size of 1376x1036.