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Contains:  IC 3303, M 84, M 86, NGC 4374, NGC 4387, NGC 4388, NGC 4406, NGC 4413
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At the start of Markarian's chain, 


            Andrew Lockwood
At the start of Markarian's chain
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At the start of Markarian's chain

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:ASA 16N

Imaging camera:QSI 683wsg-8

Mount:ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85

Guiding telescope or lens:ASA 16N

Focal reducer:ASA Astrosysteme ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Corrector 0,95x


Filters:Astrodon 31mm Ha 5nmAstrodon 31mm RedAstrodon 31mm Blue

Dates:April 26, 2019

Frames: 96x300"

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18%

Basic astrometry details job: 2662484

RA center: 12h 25' 40"

DEC center: +12° 48' 43"

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.656 degrees

Field radius: 0.415 degrees

Resolution: 6160x4882

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard


M84 and M86 are two giant elliptical galaxies near the heart of the virgo galaxy cluster. Also visible are some smaller spirals and lots of distant cluster members. These two are about 60 million light years away.



Andrew Lockwood
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At the start of Markarian's chain, 


            Andrew Lockwood

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