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Contains:  M 87, NGC 4476, NGC 4478, NGC 4486
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MESSIER 87 - M87, 



    
        

            Fran Jackson
MESSIER 87 - M87
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Omegon RC 14"

Imaging cameras:Atik 460EX

Mounts:Skywatcher EQ8 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Omegon RC 14"

Guiding cameras:Atik Titan

Focal reducers:TS CCD47

Software:Photoshop CS6Sequence Generator Pro 3.0.2.94AstroArt 5

Filters:Baader Planetarium L 1.25"Baader Planetarium RGB 1.25''

Accessory:Armadillo Seletek AutofocusATIK Filter Wheel EFW 2


Dates:March 2, 2019March 5, 2019

Frames:
Baader Planetarium L 1.25": 32x600" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB 1.25'': 150x200" bin 2x2

Integration: 13.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2628993

RA center: 12h 30' 35"

DEC center: +12° 23' 27"

Pixel scale: 0.469 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.902 degrees

Field radius: 0.228 degrees


Resolution: 2733x2187

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

La galaxia elíptica M87 (también conocida como Galaxia Virgo A, Virgo A, Messier 87, M87, o NGC 4486) es una galaxia elíptica gigante fácil de ver con telescopios de aficionado. Se trata de la mayor y más luminosa galaxia de la zona norte del Cúmulo de Virgo, hallándose en el centro del subgrupo Virgo A (el más masivo de todos en los que se divide el cúmulo).4​ La galaxia también contiene un núcleo galáctico activo notable que es una fuente de alta intensidad de radiación de longitud de onda amplia, en particular en radiofrecuencias.

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Fran Jackson
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MESSIER 87 - M87, 



    
        

            Fran Jackson