Abell 779

Farthest Distance Object Photographed at Brook Mar Observatory - 700 Million Light Years distant

Abell 779

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Object: Abell 779 Galaxy Cluster - Constellation Lynx

Distance: 700 million light years

Date(s) Taken: March 1 through 17, 2008

Telescope: Takahashi TSA 102 S / Focal Reducer

Camera: ST 2000 XM

Exposures: 10 hours total duration

22 Luminance- 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

18 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

9 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

11 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

 

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