Hercules Galaxy Cluster   Abell2151

Full resolution (1600x1200 px  307kB)

Object identification (1600x1200 px  325kB)

Object data

Object type: galaxy cluster (87 members)
Size: 128'
Magnitude: brightest member: 14.4 mag
Constellation: Her
Distance: 500 MLy

Exposure data

Date: 2005-05-27+28
Location: Schlierbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1  /   RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 19x10m / R 7x10m / G 7x5m / B 7x5m
Exposure time total: L 190min    /   RGB 140 min


6 interacting galaxy pairs:

NGC6040A+B  /  NGC6041A+B  /  NGC6043A+B

NGC6045A+B  /  NGC6050A+B  /  IC1178+IC1181


Jet with knots in IC1182 (15.2 mag Seyfert galaxy)

faint tail associated with IC1194

Quasar HB89 1601+182  19.5 mag  z=3.22  light travel time = 11.6 Gyr

object identification (325 kB)


Below you find a 200% zoom centered on  IC1182. A jet to the E with blue knots is visible (size 1.3' - 200,000 Ly)

detailed description of IC1182



Below you find a crop on the center of IC1194 in 100 % size. A big tail (size 2') is visible.