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The Markarian's Chain in Virgo

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT130EDT

Imaging cameras: Nikon D3100

Mounts: iOptron iEQ45 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 9x50 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II autoguider

Focal reducers: Astro-Tech 0.8x reducer/flattener for AT130EDT

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripely


Dates:June 24, 2017

Frames: 7x420" (49')

Integration: 49'

Avg. Moon age: 0.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.23%


Astrometry.net job: 1626202

RA center: 12h 27' 31"

DEC center: +12° 55' 10"

Pixel scale: 1.406 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.973 degrees

Field radius: 1.056 degrees


Resolution: 4500x3000

Locations: Monte Bello OSP, Los Altos, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller

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