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Markarian's Chain, 



    
        

            Carlo Rocchi
Markarian's Chain
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Markarian's Chain

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TeleVue 102 f/8.8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi

Mounts: Vixen Sphinx SX-W

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 70/500

Guiding cameras: Magzero MZ-5m

Focal reducers: TeleVue 0.8x

Software: photoshop

Accessory: Image Plus Camera Control


Dates:April 2, 2011

Frames: 36x300" (3h) bin 1x1

Integration: 3h

Avg. Moon age: 28.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 88215

RA center: 12h 26' 16"

DEC center: +12° 54' 28"

Pixel scale: 4.876 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 134.156 degrees

Field radius: 1.059 degrees


Resolution: 620x415

Locations: Pian dell'Armà, None

Description

Porzione del grande ammasso galattico della Chioma dove le galassie sembrano formare una catena. I componenti principali sono M84, M86 e NGC 4438 dall'insolita forma a scodella. Pubblicazioni: Le Stelle novembre '11. Date and location: 2 April 2011 Pian dell'Armà 44°43'N - 9°13'E 1400mt. (4590 feet). Camera and optics: modded Canon 400D - Televue 102 f/7. Mount: Vixen Sphinx Autoguider: camera Magzero 5m on SW 70/500, Phd guiding. Frames and processing: 36x5 min. + flat + bias - Image plus and Photoshop

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Markarian's Chain, 



    
        

            Carlo Rocchi