NGC300 and distant galaxy clusters

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Christian van den Berge

Netherlands

Nikon D600
APM 700/107 with Riccardi reducer
Fornax 51
Guided with Lacerta MGEN

Close to NGC300 you can see the galaxy cluster CL0053-37 to the right of this galaxy. The distance of this cluster is estimated to be 2.1 billion light years.
Close to this cluster, a bit more to the right and below it, another cluster can be seen.
If you look closely, the whole FOV around NGC300 contains many faint galaxy clusters

2016-07-03T00:00:00

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