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M87 and the Markarian chain, 



    
        

            Rudolf Bumm
M87 and the Markarian chain
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M87 and the Markarian chain

M87 and the Markarian chain, 



    
        

            Rudolf Bumm
M87 and the Markarian chain
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M87 and the Markarian chain

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 1, 2019
Frames:
150x120" (5h)
Integration:
5h
Avg. Moon age:
26.24 days
Avg. Moon phase:
11.77%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2678931

RA center: 12h28m38s.9

DEC center: +13°0112

Pixel scale: 1.356 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.059 degrees

Field radius: 1.035 degrees

Resolution: 4318x3394

Data source: Backyard

Description

M87 (upper left) and a lot of other galaxies in the area.

Amazing: I also captured the jet of M87 in this wide field (please zoom in)

Not so amazing: bad collimation of the Astrograph :-)

ASA astrograph Sternwarte Mirasteilas

iOptron CEM 60

ZWO ASI 1600 MMC

gain 139

May 1st 2019

90 x 120 s L

60 x 120 RGB

Processing in Pixinsight 1.8 and Photoshop

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M87 and the Markarian chain, 



    
        

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