Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3665  ·  IC 809  ·  M 59  ·  M 60  ·  NGC 4621  ·  NGC 4637  ·  NGC 4638  ·  NGC 4647  ·  NGC 4649
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M59 M60: Spheroidal Galaxies in Virgo, 



    
        

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M59 M60: Spheroidal Galaxies in Virgo
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M59 M60: Spheroidal Galaxies in Virgo

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron NexStar 8SE

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: Celestron f/6.3 FR/FF

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  EQMOD  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: Astronomik EOS Clip CLS-CCD


Dates:May 27, 2012

Frames: 10x300" (50')

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 6.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.92%


Astrometry.net job: 127400

RA center: 12h 42' 54"

DEC center: +11° 33' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.867 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.467 degrees

Field radius: 0.564 degrees


Resolution: 620x451

Locations: Stanford Faculty Observatory (Bortle 6 SQM 18.6), Stanford, California, United States

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M59 M60: Spheroidal Galaxies in Virgo, 



    
        

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