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Contains:  M 88, NGC 4501, M 87, NGC 4486, NGC 4477, NGC 4473, NGC 4461, NGC 4459, NGC 4438, The Eyes, NGC 4435, NGC 4425, M 86, NGC 4406, NGC 4402, NGC 4388, M 84, NGC 4374
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Markarian's Chain (Tak first light), 





    
        

            John Willis
Markarian's Chain (Tak first light)

Markarian's Chain (Tak first light)

Technical card

Resolution: 4404x3352

Dates:March 9, 2019

Frames: 43x60"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.39%

Astrometry.net job: 2577373

RA center: 12h 27' 6"

DEC center: +13° 25' 8"

Pixel scale: 2.450 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.706 degrees

Field radius: 1.883

Locations: Backyard, Plano, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was my first light target for my new Takahashi FSQ106EDx4 with the F3 reducer. Of course the night clouded up and about 80% of my subs were unusable, but I was really surprised with how well it still turned out, especially the star and color sharpness compared to me previous Explore Scientific 102mm.

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John Willis
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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Markarian's Chain (Tak first light), 





    
        

            John Willis