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Contains:  M 87, NGC 4486, NGC 4478, NGC 4476

Image of the day 08/01/2019

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M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy, 





    
        

            Martin Junius
M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy

M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 4021x2726

Dates:May 1, 2019

Frames:Astronomik L 2: 37x300" (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.1 hours

Darks: ~71

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 26.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean SQM: 21.80

Temperature: 18.00

Astrometry.net job: 2815855

RA center: 187.718 degrees

DEC center: 12.373 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.502 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.654 degrees

Field radius: 0.339 degrees

Locations: IAS Observatory Hakos, Hakos, Namibia

Description

See here for a version with the enlarged core and plasma jet.

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Martin Junius
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy, 





    
        

            Martin Junius