Fornax Galaxy cluster

Photographer
Rafael Compassi
Email
rafaelcompassi@gmail.com
Location of photo
Presidente Lucena - Brazil
Date/Time of photo
1211/17
Equipment
80mm F/5 Triplet APO QHY9m 36mm Baader filters L: 24x300" RGB: 12x150"
Description
The Fornax Cluster is a cluster of galaxies lying at a distance of 62 million light-years. As with many other galaxy clusters, Fornax intracluster medium is filled with a hot, rarefied gas that emits X-rays and contains a number of intergalactic stars, some of which have produced novae.
Website
flickr.com/photos/rcompassi/
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