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Markarians Chain Including M84 & M86, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
Markarians Chain Including M84 & M86
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Markarians Chain Including M84 & M86

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Markarians Chain Including M84 & M86, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
Markarians Chain Including M84 & M86
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Markarians Chain Including M84 & M86

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 10, 2014 ·  March 11, 2014
Frames:
CLS CCD: 34×600(5h 40′) -25°C bin 1×1
Integration:
5h 40′
Darks:
20
Flats:
30
Bias:
60
Avg. Moon age:
9.57 days
Avg. Moon phase:
72.30%
Temperature:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 204428

RA center: 12h26m46s.3

DEC center: +12°5515

Pixel scale: 1.438 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.963 degrees

Field radius: 0.842 degrees

Resolution: 3300x2625

File size: 1.2 MB

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

At long last some clear skys! This image was taken over two nights, but a bright Moon stopped longer exposures. This is only the Luminance and a light polution filter was used (CLS). I will be taking RGB when I get the time.

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Markarians Chain Including M84 & M86, 



    
        

            Mike Oates