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See more of Stephan's Quintet

This galaxy group is stunning in photographs.
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Stephan's Quintet
Tony Hallas
In the January 2011 issue, astronomers Philip Appleton and Michelle Cluver talked about unexpected radiation in Stephan’s Quintet. This group of galaxies is a favorite among astroimagers, and here is a sampling of some of the photos we have from contributors.

Click on an image to see a larger version.

Stephan's Quintet imaged by Bob and Janice Fera 29-31, 2005, from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, California (Parallax Instruments 12.5" f/9 Ritchey-Chrétien SBIG ST-10XE and Astrodon filters, LRGB composite of 210, 90, 90, and 90 minutes, respectively)

Stephan's Quintet imaged by Bob and Janice Fera August 29-31, 2005, from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, California (Parallax Instruments 12.5" f/9 Ritchey-Chrétien SBIG ST-10XE and Astrodon filters, LRGB composite of 210, 90, 90, and 90 minutes, respectively)

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