Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3665  ·  IC 809  ·  M 59  ·  NGC 4621  ·  NGC 4638  ·  NGC 4647
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            Michael A. Phillips
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M59

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Akule

Imaging cameras: Canon 7D

Mounts: CGE

Guiding cameras: The Imaging Source DBK21AU618

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Open Source GIMP  ·  Canon Utilities  ·  celestron NexRemote

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2

Accessory: Baader Planetarium RCC


Dates:April 7, 2013

Frames: 4x60" (4')

Integration: 4'

Avg. Moon age: 26.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.08%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 127399

RA center: 12h 41' 57"

DEC center: +11° 36' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.452 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 148.113 degrees

Field radius: 0.465 degrees


Resolution: 620x412

Locations: Home, Swift Creek, NC, United States

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M59, 



    
        

            Michael A. Phillips