The Leo Cluster (also known as Abell 1367) is a galaxy cluster located in the constellation Leo. It is one of the nearest galaxy clusters and is about 300 million light years away. It’s about the same distance away as the Coma Cluster (Abell 1656) and together they comprise the bulk of the Coma Supercluster of galaxies. The Leo Cluster contains approximately 100 galaxies.
Date: February, 2016 Location: Green Valley, Arizona Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX Camera: SBIG STT-8300M Filters: Astrodon Gen 2 Mount: AstroPhysics 1200 Exposure: LRGB = 8.3:2:2:2 hours, all unbinned Software: Acquisition: Maxim DL 5, TheSkyX, Pinpoint, CCD Commander Processing: CCDStack, Pixinsight, PhotoShop CS6 with various plugins