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Contains:  NGC 4461, NGC 4458, IC 3393, NGC 4440, NGC 4438, NGC 4436, The Eyes, NGC 4435, NGC 4431, NGC 4425, IC 3355, NGC 4413, M 86, NGC 4406, NGC 4402, NGC 4388, NGC 4387, IC 3303
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M86 and its Neighbors, 


            Uwe Deutermann
M86 and its Neighbors

M86 and its Neighbors

Technical card

Resolution: 5272x3955

Dates:May 4, 2018

Frames:Astronomik CLS CCD 2": 12x300" (gain: 10.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 18.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.51%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 24.00 job: 2044629

RA center: 186.837 degrees

DEC center: 12.937 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.881 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 260.078 degrees

Field radius: 0.807 degrees

Locations: Home Backyard, Fleming Island, Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard


I cannot get the whole Markarian Chain into one image, but at least part of it. With a focal length of 750mm those are tough objects!



Uwe Deutermann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M86 and its Neighbors, 


            Uwe Deutermann

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