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Globulars of NGC5907 and a Quasar

Started by RolandC, 06/11/2013 12:35PM
Posted 06/11/2013 12:35PM | Edited 06/11/2013 01:08PM Opening Post
I got another hour of exposure of this glaxy last night. Great seeing allowed the recording of some very faint pinpoints of light in the range of Mag 21 and Mag 22. Take a look.

Rolando

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Posted 06/11/2013 12:58PM #1
Rolando,

Quite impressive. What subs did you use?

Anthony.
Posted 06/11/2013 08:17PM | Edited 06/11/2013 08:17PM #2
Just think. The Quasar light you recorded has been traveling for just over 10.1 billion years.

Clear skies, Alan
Posted 06/12/2013 10:18AM #3
To record an object of 22 mag with a small telescope (on earth for pete's sake) defies all superlatives that I know. A new one should be created in your honor.
Posted 06/12/2013 06:28PM #4
I don't know anything about imaging, so I have a question. How do you figure out the magnitude, redshift, and nature (glob, quasar, etc.) of the identified points in the image?
Posted 07/02/2013 10:00AM #5
Roland Christen said:

I got another hour of exposure of this glaxy last night. Great seeing allowed the recording of some very faint pinpoints of light in the range of Mag 21 and Mag 22. Take a look.

Rolando

You've entered a whole new world of the hobby:

http://phys.org/news/2013-07-intergalactic-magnifying-glasses-astronomers-galaxy.html

I expect to see some pics soon smile