Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  M 84  ·  M 86  ·  M 87  ·  NGC 4374  ·  NGC 4388  ·  NGC 4402  ·  NGC 4406  ·  NGC 4407  ·  NGC 4425  ·  NGC 4435  ·  NGC 4438  ·  NGC 4461  ·  NGC 4473  ·  NGC 4477  ·  NGC 4486  ·  Virgo Galaxy
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Markarian Chain of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
Markarian Chain of Galaxies
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Markarian Chain of Galaxies

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Markarian Chain of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Ray Heinle
Markarian Chain of Galaxies
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Markarian Chain of Galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm ED APO triplet 102 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM40ec

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade 6000 Series 50 mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider SSAG

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x Field Flattener Type III

Software: PixInsight  ·  Deep Sky Stacker  ·  APT  ·  Open PHD Phd2

Filters: Baader Planetarium IR UV Cut for front of camera nosepiece


Dates:April 9, 2021

Frames: 24x300" (2h)

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 27.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.39%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4400581

RA center: 12h 27' 45"

DEC center: +13° 0' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.749 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 181.931 degrees

Field radius: 1.414 degrees


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