Abell 1367 (Galaxy Cluster in Leo)
|Deep Sky Object in Spring
|Date & Time: ||Jan 24 2004, from 25:05 to 25:23 JST(+0900)
|Composed 3 shots with 8 minutes exposed|
|Optical: ||Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
|Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
|Digital Camera: ||Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
|Location: ||Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.
|Camera Settings: ||Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3024×2016)|
|CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto|
Abell1367 is a galactic cluster positioned at Leo's tail, about 5.5 degrees north from beta Leo, Denebola.
The cluster contains over 100 galaxies in span of 1 degree.
A major galaxy in center has a number of NGC3842, a size of about 1 arc minutes and a brightness of 13.4th magnitude.
The distance has been estimated about 270 millions light years from the Galaxy.
|Abell 1367 / Galaxy Cluster, type 2 1 II-III|
|R.A.||11h 44m (Rough position)|
|Dec.||+19° 50' (Rough position)|
|Apparent Size||about 60'|
|# of Galaxies||117|
|Distance||270 million light yrs.|
|Galactic supercluster||Come Supercluster|
Numbers with 4 digits represent NGC #