Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4533  ·  NGC 4536

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    NGC 4536 in Virgo, 


            John D (jaddbd)
    NGC 4536 in Virgo
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    NGC 4536 in Virgo

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

    Imaging cameras: QSI 640 wsg-8

    Mounts: AP900GTO

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

    Guiding cameras: starlight Xpress lodestar

    Software: Maxim DL5  ·  photoshop cs5  ·  FocusMax  ·  bf-astro Excalibrator  ·  CCD Commander  ·  Foster systems Roof controller  ·  ccdstack 2.0

    Filters: Astrodon LRGB CCD Imaging Filters (I-Series)

    Dates:March 1, 2016

    Frames: 104x600" -30C

    Integration: 17.3 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 21.73 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 54.49%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 1014088

    RA center: 12h 34' 26"

    DEC center: +2° 11' 49"

    Pixel scale: 0.765 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 178.325 degrees

    Field radius: 0.280 degrees

    Resolution: 620x542

    Locations: Home Observatory, Glenwood, Maryland, United States


    Ngc 4536 and Ngc 4533 in Virgo. About 50 mly and 100 mly distant respectively, they sit south of the most of the main Virgo galaxies. Data gathered over the last few weeks.

    L = 77 x 600 1x1
    RGB 18 x 300 each 2x2

    Original image has black point set a bit higher for a brighter room.


    John D



      NGC 4536 in Virgo, 


            John D (jaddbd)
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      NGC 4536 in Virgo, 


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    NGC 4536 in Virgo, 


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