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The Virgo cluster with IFN

The Virgo cluster with IFN

An unusual deep image shows the central region of the Virgo Cluster through faint foreground dust clouds above the plane of our own Milky Way galaxy.

Imaged with the Boren-Simon 8" F/2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
SBIG ST8300M camera with SBIG Filterwheel with BAADER LRGB filters.
EQ6 PRO mount with PHD guiding.
10x5 min for luminance bin x1
7 min per RGB channel bin X2
Total of 71 minutes.
Imaged from the NEGEV desert in ISRAEL on March 31st 2011

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