Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3303  ·  IC 3355  ·  M 84  ·  M 86  ·  NGC 4374  ·  NGC 4387  ·  NGC 4388  ·  NGC 4402  ·  NGC 4406  ·  NGC 4413  ·  NGC 4425  ·  NGC 4435  ·  NGC 4438  ·  The Eyes
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Virgo Cluster of Galaxies, 



    
        

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Virgo Cluster of Galaxies
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Virgo Cluster of Galaxies

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Virgo Cluster of Galaxies, 



    
        

            David N Kidd
Virgo Cluster of Galaxies
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Virgo Cluster of Galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Zenithstar 80 II

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+

Mounts: HEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher SW80

Focal reducers: Ian King IKHAROS 0.8x Focal Reducer/Field Flattener

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Nebulosity

Filters: Baader Planetarium Luminance  ·  RGB

Accessory: Bright Star Astro Quantum Filter Wheel


Dates:April 21, 2012

Frames: 25x300" (2h 5')

Integration: 2h 5'

Avg. Moon age: 0.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.03%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 156893

RA center: 12h26m23s.8

DEC center: +12°5100

Pixel scale: 3.019 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.523 degrees

Field radius: 0.545 degrees


Resolution: 1047x768

Description

The Virgo Cluster is a cluster of galaxies in the constellation Virgo. Comprising approximately 1300 (and possibly up to 2000) member galaxies.

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