We admit the word “amateur”, used above, is on the edge, too. The
group used a telescope with 1-meter primary mirror, located in Chile,
and more than 16 hours of total exposure time to capture this
What is particularly important, the telescope was equipped with a
new C4-16000 scientific CMOS camera. In fact, this image
is a first light image for this camera and we are really
excited with it.