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Contains:  M 88, NGC 4501
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MESSIER 88 - M88, 



    
        

            Fran Jackson
MESSIER 88 - M88
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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 CS6  ·  Sequence Generator Pro 3.0.2.94  ·  AstroArt 5

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

Accessory: Armadillo Seletek Autofocus  ·  ATIK Filter Wheel EFW 2


Dates:March 13, 2019March 14, 2019

Frames:
Baader Planetarium L 1.25": 30x300" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB 1.25'': 90x200" bin 2x2

Integration: 7.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.36%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2629831

RA center: 12h 31' 51"

DEC center: +14° 27' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.469 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.006 degrees

Field radius: 0.228 degrees


Resolution: 2725x2189

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Messier 88 (también conocido como M88 o NGC 4501) es una galaxia espiral a unos 49 millones de años luz en la constelación Coma Berenices. La galaxia es un miembro del cúmulo de Virgo, y una de las galaxias más grandes y brillantes de éste, con una luminosidad comparable a la de la Galaxia de Andrómeda. Fue descubierta por Charles Messier en 1781.

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Fran Jackson
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MESSIER 88 - M88, 



    
        

            Fran Jackson