Abell 426 Galaxy Cluster in Perseus

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Taken on November 29, 2002 from my backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

C14 Imaging scope at 3910mm FL, f/11

FLI IMG1024S Imaging camera at -35C

Televue TV101 Imaging scope with Televue Big Barlow (2x, overall FL= 1080mm)

SBIG ST7E NABG guide camera

FLI CFW-1 Filter wheel

Optec TCF-S Focuser

Optec IR-Blocking Luminance filter

6 x 5 minutes total exposure time (cut short by clouds)

To see a very fascinating in-depth examination of this region by Albert Highe, click here.


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