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A Study of the Virgo Galaxy Cluster - Part 6: M58, M59, M60, and the Nads (NGCs 4567 and 4568), 



    
        

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A Study of the Virgo Galaxy Cluster - Part 6: M58, M59, M60, and the Nads (NGCs 4567 and 4568)

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            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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A Study of the Virgo Galaxy Cluster - Part 6: M58, M59, M60, and the Nads (NGCs 4567 and 4568)

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: Topaz Labs DenoiseAI  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy N.I.N.A. 1.10  ·  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": 164x120" (5h 28') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h 28'

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: 4442430

RA center: 12h 43' 1"

DEC center: +11° 32' 0"

Pixel scale: 1.396 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.099 degrees

Field radius: 2.141 degrees


Resolution: 9193x6107

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the fourth panel in the 18-panel mosaic shot on 19 different nights between between February 19, 2021 and April 11, 2021.

(This is Panel 04 in the mosaic sequence set forth here: https://astrob.in/costym/0/)

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A Study of the Virgo Galaxy Cluster - Part 6: M58, M59, M60, and the Nads (NGCs 4567 and 4568), 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge