Contains: M 88, NGC 4501, M 87, NGC 4486, NGC 4477, NGC 4473, NGC 4461, NGC 4459, NGC 4438, The Eyes, NGC 4435, NGC 4425, NGC 4419, M 86, NGC 4406, NGC 4402, NGC 4388, M 84, NGC 4374
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The Markarian Chain

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Teleskop Service INED70 Apochromatic refractor

Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mount: Skywatcher EQ3

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducer: William Optics P-Flat 3

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Red 2"Baader L 2''Baader Blue 2"Baader Green 2"

Accessory: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheel

Resolution: 3046x2236

Dates: March 6, 2017

Frames: 76x300"

Integration: 6.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.47% job: 1487228

RA center: 187.256 degrees

DEC center: 13.697 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.410 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -68.549 degrees

Field radius: 1.790 degrees

Locations: Nerja, Nerja, Spain


This took 3 nights with a waxing moon.





Sky plot

Sky plot


The Markarian Chain,