Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3258  ·  IC 3311  ·  IC 3475  ·  IC 3583  ·  M 84  ·  M 86  ·  M 87  ·  M 89  ·  M 90  ·  NGC 4374  ·  NGC 4387  ·  NGC 4388  ·  NGC 4402  ·  NGC 4406  ·  NGC 4413  ·  NGC 4425  ·  NGC 4431  ·  NGC 4435  ·  NGC 4436  ·  NGC 4438  ·  NGC 4440  ·  NGC 4458  ·  NGC 4461  ·  NGC 4473  ·  NGC 4476  ·  NGC 4477  ·  NGC 4478  ·  NGC 4486  ·  NGC 4531  ·  NGC 4550  ·  And 4 more.
Markarian's Chain plus M87, M89 and M90., 



    
        

            Blackwater Skies
Markarian's Chain plus M87, M89 and M90.
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Markarian's Chain plus M87, M89 and M90., 



    
        

            Blackwater Skies
Markarian's Chain plus M87, M89 and M90.
Powered byPixInsight

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i
Mounts
Sky-Watcher NEQ6
Accessories
Sky-Watcher 0.85x for 80ED
Software
PixInsight · PHD guiding · AstroTortilla · APT - Astro Photography Tool · EQMod
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ST80
Guiding Cameras
QHY 5

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 1, 2013 ·  April 2, 2013 ·  April 6, 2013 ·  April 20, 2013 ·  April 21, 2013 ·  May 3, 2013 ·  May 4, 2013 ·  May 7, 2013
Frames:
Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2": 81x600" (13h 30') ISO400 bin 1x1
Integration:
13h 30'
Darks:
136
Flats:
30
Bias:
305
Avg. Moon age:
20.17 days
Avg. Moon phase:
45.44%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 90770

RA center: 12h31m00s.2

DEC center: +12°5334

Pixel scale: 7.404 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.393 degrees

Field radius: 1.917 degrees

Resolution: 1700x766

Locations: Home, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom

Description

Wide field from Markarian's Chain to M90.

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Markarian's Chain plus M87, M89 and M90., 



    
        

            Blackwater Skies