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Virgo Cluster of Galaxies
Virgo Cluster
Type Galaxy Cluster
Constellation Virgo
Distance 60,000,000 ly
More Info
Date 27 Feb 2009 (Winter)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data L 90 mins @ -20C
Lum 6x15 (bin 1x1)
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N Refractor
Focal Length 530mm @f/5
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon L
Software Maxim DL, CCDStack, Photoshop