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Contains:  M 88, NGC 4501, M 87, NGC 4486, NGC 4473, The Eyes, NGC 4438, NGC 4429, M 86, NGC 4406, NGC 4388, M 84, NGC 4374, M 100, NGC 4321, NGC 4312, NGC 4302, Pin-wheel nebula, M 99, NGC 4254
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Markarian's Chain 2/17/2015, 


            Tom Masterson
Markarian's Chain 2/17/2015

Markarian's Chain 2/17/2015

Technical card

Resolution: 5388x3398

Dates:Feb. 17, 2015

Frames: 13x900"

Integration: 3.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.42% job: 553643

RA center: 186.463 degrees

DEC center: 12.917 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.856 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.481 degrees

Field radius: 3.411 degrees


Technical Info:

13x 900" @400ISO Lights
20x Darks
20x Bias
20x Flats

Camera: Canon 6D
Scope: Williams Optics Star 71 Astrograph
Mount: Advanced VX
Guide Scope: Orion Mag Mini With SSAG

Capture Software: Backyard EOS
Guide Software: PHD
Stacking Software: Deep Sky Stacker
Final Processing: PSCC

Location: Sky's the Limit Observatory 29 Palms, CA



Tom Masterson
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Markarian's Chain 2/17/2015, 


            Tom Masterson

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