Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
Markarian Chain, 



    
        

            Jim Pollock
Markarian Chain
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Markarian Chain

Markarian Chain, 



    
        

            Jim Pollock
Markarian Chain
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Markarian Chain

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron CPC 1100 XLT

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Mounts: Celestron Alt-Az

Software: PixInsight

Accessory: Starizona Hyperstar 3


Dates:March 28, 2014

Frames: 50x30" (25')

Integration: 25'

Avg. Moon age: 27.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.03%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 213557

RA center: 12h 27' 49"

DEC center: +13° 2' 6"

Pixel scale: 2.426 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.564 degrees

Field radius: 2.063 degrees


Resolution: 5097x3398

Description

Widefield shot of the Markarian Chain featuring M84 & M86 and... a host of characters. I have identified close to 100 galaxies in this one image. Shot with the Hyperstar configuration of my CPC1100.

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Markarian Chain, 



    
        

            Jim Pollock