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Contains:  IC 3303, IC 3355, M 84, M 86, NGC 4374, NGC 4387, NGC 4388, NGC 4402, NGC 4406, NGC 4413, NGC 4425, NGC 4435, NGC 4438, The Eyes
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Markarian's Chain (portion), 


            Frank Kane
Markarian's Chain (portion)
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Markarian's Chain (portion)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Sky-Watcher StarLux 190MN

Mounts:Software Bisque Paramount MyT

Dates:April 27, 2019

Frames: 107x120"

Integration: 3.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.66%

Basic astrometry details job: 2664722

RA center: 12h 26' 24"

DEC center: +12° 51' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.951 degrees

Field radius: 0.554 degrees

Resolution: 2750x2297

Locations: My Driveway, Winter Springs, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard


A section of Markarian's Chain of galaxies. Tried using the Mure denoise script in PixInsight for this; I need some more practice with it. While it seemed very effective, the noise it left me with was very difficult to remove further.



Frank Kane
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  • Markarian's Chain (portion), 


            Frank Kane
  • Final
    Markarian's Chain (portion), 


            Frank Kane


Description: Went lighter on the MURE denoise.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Markarian's Chain (portion), 


            Frank Kane