Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3258  ·  IC 3311  ·  M 84  ·  M 86  ·  NGC 4351  ·  NGC 4374  ·  NGC 4387  ·  NGC 4388  ·  NGC 4402  ·  NGC 4406  ·  NGC 4413  ·  NGC 4425  ·  NGC 4431  ·  NGC 4435  ·  NGC 4436  ·  NGC 4438  ·  NGC 4440  ·  NGC 4458  ·  NGC 4461  ·  NGC 4473  ·  The Eyes
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Markarian's Chain, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz
Markarian's Chain
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Markarian's Chain

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Markarian's Chain, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz
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Markarian's Chain

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Data: Digitized Sky Survey (POSS-II)
Software
Registar · Adobe PhotoShop CS5 Extended · Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.2 DSS 3.3.2

Acquisition details

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 947885

RA center: 12h26m21s.8

DEC center: +12°4933

Pixel scale: 2.619 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.977 degrees

Field radius: 1.079 degrees

Resolution: 2357x1801

Description

Markarian's Chain

Markarian's Chain is a stretch of galaxies that forms part of the Virgo Cluster.

Member galaxies include M84 (NGC 4374), M86 (NGC 4406), NGC 4477, NGC 4473, NGC 4461, NGC 4458, NGC 4438 and NGC 4435

Amateur RGB / POSS-2

Mayhill, NM

12x300s RGB

Takahashi TOA-150

SBIG ST-4000XCM One Shot Color CCD

POSS-2 RBB Plates

Image Assembly and Processing: Oliver Czernetz

Data : POSS-II Survey, Oliver Czernetz

Software: Deep Sky Stacker, Fits Liberator, Fitswork, RegiStar, Photoshop CS5E

Hope you like & enjoy, and as always: Feedback highly appreciated. Thanks for looking!

(The Second Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS-II) was made by the California Institute of Technology with funds from the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, the Sloan Foundation, the Samuel Oschin Foundation, and the Eastman Kodak Corporation.)

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Markarian's Chain, 



    
        

            Oliver Czernetz