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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 87  ·  NGC 4476  ·  NGC 4478  ·  NGC 4486

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
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    M87 - Virgo A - NGC 4486 - Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: IAS AK3

    Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC Pro

    Mounts: IAS AK3

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: IAS AK3

    Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

    Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Adobe Lightroom Classic CC  ·  Astro Photography Tool - APT  ·  PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Cartes du Ciel

    Filters: Astronomik L 2


    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


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 2815855

    RA center: 12h 30' 52"

    DEC center: +12° 22' 22"

    Pixel scale: 0.502 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 180.654 degrees

    Field radius: 0.339 degrees


    Resolution: 4021x2726

    Locations: IAS Observatory Hakos, Hakos, Namibia

    Description

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

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



    
        

            Martin Junius