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  IC 1101.jpg -  IC 1101   Galaxy   distance: 1 Bly     apparent size: 1.2'x0.5'     image size: 90'x60'  ST-8XME camera     FSQ-106EDX III scope @ 530mm  (f/5)     AP900 mount 1.8 hour total exposure     L = 110 subs 10 binned 1     (3.50" per pixel unbinned)   Guiding with ST-402XME camera on 2.8" Pronto scope @ 475mm (f/6.8)   IC 1101 appears as an insignificant splotch in this image only because it is at a distance of 1 billion light years. It is actually the largest known galaxy with a diameter of about 6 million light years or 60x that of the Milky Way. It could envelop the Milky Way, Andromeda, Large Magellanic Cloud, Small Magellanic Cloud and Triangulum Galaxies.    
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distance: 1 Bly     apparent size: 1.2'x0.5'     image size: 90'x60'

ST-8XME camera     FSQ-106EDX III scope @ 530mm (f/5)     AP900 mount
1.8 hour total exposure     L = 110 subs 10 binned 1     (3.50" per pixel unbinned)
Guiding with ST-402XME camera on 2.8" Pronto scope @ 475mm (f/6.8)

IC 1101 appears as an insignificant splotch in this image only because it is at a distance of 1 billion light years. It is actually the largest known galaxy with a diameter of about 6 million light years or 60x that of the Milky Way. It could envelop the Milky Way, Andromeda, Large Magellanic Cloud, Small Magellanic Cloud and Triangulum Galaxies.

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