Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3258  ·  IC 3311  ·  IC 3475  ·  IC3258  ·  IC3280  ·  IC3303  ·  IC3311  ·  IC3344  ·  IC3349  ·  IC3355  ·  IC3363  ·  IC3382  ·  IC3388  ·  IC3393  ·  IC3443  ·  IC3457  ·  IC3475  ·  M 84  ·  M 86  ·  M 87  ·  M84  ·  M86  ·  M87  ·  NGC 4351  ·  NGC 4374  ·  NGC 4387  ·  NGC 4388  ·  NGC 4402  ·  NGC 4406  ·  NGC 4413  ·  And 33 more.
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Markarian's Chain (M84, M86 and M87), 



    
        

            Michael J. Mangieri
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Markarian's Chain (M84, M86 and M87)

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Markarian's Chain (M84, M86 and M87), 



    
        

            Michael J. Mangieri
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Markarian's Chain (M84, M86 and M87)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 1100

Imaging cameras: QHY10

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX Hypertuned

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding cameras: ZWO Design ASI120MC

Focal reducers: Starizona HyperStar 3

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter


Dates:March 30, 2016

Frames:Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 41x180" (2h 3') (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 3'

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 21.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.39%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Astrometry.net job: 1022555

RA center: 12h 28' 13"

DEC center: +13° 0' 20"

Pixel scale: 2.200 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.635 degrees

Field radius: 1.421 degrees


Resolution: 3876x2568

Locations: Mikey's Place, Reisterstown, Maryland, United States

Description

Markarian's Chain of galaxies in Virgo. M86 and M84 to the right; M87 at lower left.

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Markarian's Chain (M84, M86 and M87), 



    
        

            Michael J. Mangieri