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Markarian's Chain, 



    
        

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Markarian's Chain

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Markarian's Chain

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 16, 2017
Frames:
27×180(1h 21′) ISO800
Integration:
1h 21′
Darks:
130
Flats:
50
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
19.79 days
Avg. Moon phase:
74.04%
Temperature:
30.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1590480

RA center: 12h27m00s.0

DEC center: +13°0430

Pixel scale: 4.847 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.696 degrees

Field radius: 1.541 degrees

Resolution: 1919x1249

File size: 1.8 MB

Description

In the heart of the Virgo Galaxy Cluster lies Markarian's Chain. This string of galaxies is comprised of more than a dozen galaxies, of which at least 7 have been confirmed to be moving together. The chain is named after the Armenian astrophysicist, B. E. Markarian, who discovered their common motion in the early 1960s.

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