Re: Abell 426

Brian Ottum

Great job, Dan.  Love it.


From: <> On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Friday, February 28, 2020 10:34 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Abell 426


Abell 426 or the Perseus Cluster is a grouping over 1,000 galaxies centered on NGC 1275, the brightest galaxy just left of center.


Luminance – 29x600s – 290 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2


410 minutes total exposure – 6 hours and 50 minutes


Imaged November 8th and 9th, 2018 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.




LRGB PixInsight Annotated -



Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     


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