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Contains:  M 84, M 86, M 87, M 88, M 89, M 90, M 91, NGC 4374, NGC 4388, NGC 4402, NGC 4406, NGC 4425, NGC 4438, NGC 4459, NGC 4461, NGC 4473, NGC 4477, NGC 4486, NGC 4501, NGC 4548, NGC 4550, NGC 4552, NGC 4569, NGC 4571, The Eyes
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Markarian's Chain

Technical card

Dates:March 28, 2019

Frames: 521x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 43.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.02%

Basic astrometry details job: 2649879

RA center: 12h 31' 44"

DEC center: +13° 18' 39"

Pixel scale: 6.300 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.759 degrees

Field radius: 2.350 degrees

Resolution: 2160x1596

Locations: Marathon Motel and RV Park, Marathon, TX, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)


Markarian's Chain shot remotely from my system in Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO) in Marathon, TX.

Software used to capture image:
Sequence Generator Pro

Software used to edit:

Total data gathered:
(521) Subs @ 300secs - 1x1 @ Gain 2200

Camera : QHYCCD QHY128C
Telescope: Stellarvue SVQ86
Mount: AP Mach1GTO



Dennis Sprinkle
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Markarian's Chain, 


            Dennis Sprinkle