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Contains:  M 90, NGC 4569, M 88, NGC 4501, M 87, NGC 4486, NGC 4473, The Eyes, NGC 4438, NGC 4429, M 86, NGC 4406, NGC 4388, M 84, NGC 4374, M 100, NGC 4321, NGC 4312, NGC 4302, Pin-wheel nebula, M 99, NGC 4254, NGC 4216
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The Virgo Cluster, 


            Jirair Afarian
The Virgo Cluster

The Virgo Cluster

Technical card

Resolution: 4932x3260

Dates:May 10, 2019

Frames: 21x180" (gain: 90.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 5.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.82%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean FWHM: 3.85

Temperature: 4.00 job: 2692005

RA center: 186.912 degrees

DEC center: 13.073 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.972 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 143.327 degrees

Field radius: 3.262 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


The RedCat 51 is great for this wide field shot.



Jirair Afarian
License: None (All rights reserved)

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The Virgo Cluster, 


            Jirair Afarian