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Galaxies in Coma Berenices

Those galaxies in Coma Berenices are members of the Virgo Cluster, a giant galaxies cluster, which is 50 millions light years far away from our galaxy.
One can recognize on the photograph the following galaxies: Messier 98, Messier 99 et Messier 100. Other galaxies are also on this field (roughly 5°x3°.

Technical details:

  • exposure time of each image: 30s
  • sensitivity: ISO 1600, aperture: f/4, focal length: 200mm
  • number of stacked images: 40 (with 2x drizzle)
  • weather conditions: ok


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