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Stephans Quintet 12'th of October 2013

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Orion Optics VX12 F4 working at F8 with TeleVue 2x Powermate 2 Inch, SBIG ST-4000XCM -15C 1h10min (7x600sec).
Stephans Quintet in Pegasus. The larger galaxy NGC7320 (lowest in this view) is a foreground galaxy about 39 million light years away, while the other galaxies nearby are members of a more distant group about 210-340 million light years away.
Processing: CCDSoft, Astroart 5.0, Pixinsight. Target was for exposing more subs for this image, but weather did not allow this year.

Stephan's Quintet at Wikipedia

Author e-mail: webweichel(snabel-a)gmail.com

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