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A Study of the Virgo Galaxy Cluster - Part 4: The First Mosaic

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Z61II APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM25EC

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50/200 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Focal reducers: William Optics Flat61a Flattener

Software: Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy N.I.N.A. 1.10  ·  Topaz Labs DenoiseAI  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor v1.082  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 2.6.9  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz Studio II  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Optolong CLS 2"

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advanced


Dates:Feb. 19, 2021

Frames:Optolong CLS 2": 328x120" (10h 56') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 10h 56'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 7.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.32%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 4430462

RA center: 12h 30' 46"

DEC center: +12° 32' 59"

Pixel scale: 1.403 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.213 degrees

Field radius: 2.766 degrees


Resolution: 8921x11041

Data source: Backyard

Description

This image is a combination of the first two panels (numbered 9 ad 10) in the 18-panel mosaic of the Virgo Cluster shot over 19 nights between February 19, 2021 and April 11, 2021.

(This is Panels 09 and 10 in the mosaic sequence set forth here: https://astrob.in/costym/0/)

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