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, 



    
        

            David N Kidd
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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics Zenithstar 80 II
Imaging Cameras
Atik 314L+
Mounts
HEQ5
Filters
Baader Planetarium Luminance · RGB
Accessories
Bright Star Astro Quantum Filter Wheel · Ian King IKHAROS 0.8x Focal Reducer/Field Flattener
Software
PHD guiding · photoshop · DeepSkyStacker · Nebulosity
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher SW80

Acquisition details

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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