top of page
The Hercules Galaxy Cluster
Object Type: Galaxy Cluster
Exposure 90 minutes
The Hercules Cluster (Abell 2151) is a cluster of about 200 galaxie some 500 million light-years distant in the constellation Hercules.
It is rich in spiral galaxiesand shows many interacting galaxies. The cluster is part of the larger Hercules Supercluster, which is itself part of the much larger Great Wall super-structure
This image is the deepest I have imaged to-date - half a billion lights years away.
bottom of page