Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3258  ·  IC 3280  ·  IC 3303  ·  IC 3311  ·  IC 3344  ·  IC 3349  ·  IC 3355  ·  IC 3363  ·  IC 3382  ·  IC 3388  ·  IC 3393  ·  IC 3443  ·  IC 3457  ·  M 84  ·  M 86  ·  M 87  ·  NGC 4351  ·  NGC 4374  ·  NGC 4387  ·  NGC 4388  ·  NGC 4402  ·  NGC 4406  ·  NGC 4407  ·  NGC 4413  ·  NGC 4425  ·  NGC 4431  ·  NGC 4435  ·  NGC 4436  ·  NGC 4438  ·  NGC 4440  ·  And 11 more.
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Markarian Chain of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
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Markarian Chain of Galaxies

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Markarian Chain of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
Powered byPixInsight

Markarian Chain of Galaxies

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific 102mm ED APO triplet 102 APO
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI071MC Pro
Mounts
iOptron CEM40ec
Filters
Baader Planetarium IR UV Cut for front of camera nosepiece
Accessories
William Optics 0.8x Field Flattener Type III
Software
Deep Sky Stacker · PixInsight · APT · Open PHD Phd2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade 6000 Series 50 mm guide scope
Guiding Cameras
Orion Starshoot Autoguider SSAG

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 9, 2021
Frames:
24x300" (2h)
Integration:
2h
Avg. Moon age:
27.13 days
Avg. Moon phase:
6.39%

RA center: 12h27m45s.42

DEC center: +13°0033.4

Pixel scale: 1.750 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.251 degrees

Field radius: 1.414 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4833x3246

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is one of my favorite photos of galaxies. It is amazing that virtually every object is a galaxy.

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Markarian Chain of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle