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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Eyepieces > Classified #229104

For Sale: ATWB Picture Of the Day - ATWB POD

Ad No.: 229104
Seller: Anacortes Telescope
Posted: 11/14/2003 6:48 AM
Location: 9973 Padilla Heights Road
Anacortes, WA - United States
Phone: 800-850-2001
Ad Hits: 211
Title: NGC973
Submitted On: 11/2/2003
Photographer: Mark Hanson
Equipment Used: SBIG ST-10XME with KAF-3200ME Class 2 CCD
Software Bisque Paramount ME Millennium Edition
RC Optical Systems 20" Ritchey-Chretien Telescope

This image was taken at Kitt Peak on 10/30/03. It wsa taken using a 20" RC and 10XME camera. NGC 973 (the edge-on galaxy) and the other large galaxies in this field are located approximately 200 milion light years away. NGC 973 and the nearby group of galaxies are all part of the Perseus-Pisces Supercluster. This particular supercluster is a long, dense wall of galaxies with a length of 300 million light years.


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