Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3303  ·  IC 3311  ·  IC 3393  ·  M 84  ·  M 86  ·  NGC 4374  ·  NGC 4387  ·  NGC 4388  ·  NGC 4402  ·  NGC 4406  ·  NGC 4413  ·  NGC 4425  ·  NGC 4431  ·  NGC 4435  ·  NGC 4436  ·  NGC 4438  ·  NGC 4440  ·  The Eyes
The Virgo Cluster, 



    
        

            Lars Frogner
The Virgo Cluster
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The Virgo Cluster

The Virgo Cluster, 



    
        

            Lars Frogner
The Virgo Cluster
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The Virgo Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PDS

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1100D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ5 Dual Axis Motors + Modded ST4 Guiding Port


Dates:March 14, 2015

Frames: 14x180" (42')

Integration: 42'

Avg. Moon age: 22.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.78%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 592125

RA center: 12h 26' 28"

DEC center: +12° 55' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.414 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -97.358 degrees

Field radius: 1.004 degrees


Resolution: 4260x2826

Description

Part of the Virgo Galaxy Cluster. Most prominent are M86 (center), M84 (below) and NGC 4438 (above). Calibrated with dark, flat and bias frames. ISO 1600.

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The Virgo Cluster, 



    
        

            Lars Frogner