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    Default Re: an interesting image of a distant spiral

    nice
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    Default Re: an interesting image of a distant spiral

    Now that's what I call a Bugaboo.

    That's so amazing to be able to capture an image like that, considering the distance. Looking forward to exploring the associated paper later this evening. Thanks much not_Fritz.
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    Default Re: an interesting image of a distant spiral

    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    Now that's what I call a Bugaboo.

    That's so amazing to be able to capture an image like that, considering the distance. Looking forward to exploring the associated paper later this evening. Thanks much not_Fritz.
    It is the archetypal Bugaboo though less famous than its Piscean cousin. More background is at
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malin_1

    The link to the paper in the article doesn't work for me. So just in case....
    [1512.01095] Deep optical images of Malin 1 reveal new features

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    Default Re: an interesting image of a distant spiral

    Awesome....

    Do they have those Megacam's on telescope.com?
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    Default Re: an interesting image of a distant spiral

    Quote Originally Posted by Phil570 View Post
    Awesome....

    Do they have those Megacam's on telescope.com?
    I'm sure they would custom order one for the right price. Can't wait for your first light report.

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