Contains:M 87, NGC 4486, NGC 4478, NGC 4476
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M87 and the superluminous jet, 


        Andrew Lockwood
M87 and the superluminous jet

M87 and the superluminous jet

Technical card

Resolution: 4884x3666

Dates: May 13, 2018

Frames: 60x300"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.21% job: 2062693

RA center: 187.697 degrees

DEC center: 12.405 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.548 degrees

Field radius: 0.323 degrees

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Data source: Unknown


I wasn't sure if I'd be able to image the jet of M87, but was pleasantly surprised to see it in the sub frames, and it is quite distinctly blue. A lot of noise due to the persistent smoke and high level cloud over the last few nights meaning I've kept in subs I normally wouldn't just to get some depth.



Andrew Lockwood
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M87 and the superluminous jet, 


        Andrew Lockwood

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