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M88 Galaxy /NGC 4501, 



    
        

            Wanni
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M88 Galaxy /NGC 4501

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 8" GPS

Imaging cameras: Atik Cameras Atik 383 L+ Color

Mounts: Meade Equatorial Wedge on Tripod

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade ETX70-AT

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI Pro

Software: Fitswork4  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  Artemis capture


Dates:April 17, 2020

Frames: 20x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~2

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 24.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.98%

Temperature: 7.00


Astrometry.net job: 3427668

RA center: 12h 31' 59"

DEC center: +14° 25' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.582 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.644 degrees

Field radius: 0.339 degrees


Resolution: 3354x2529

Locations: Home Observatory, Syke, Niedersachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier 88 spiral galaxy : another tick in the Box for my Messier objects collection

On May 28, 1999, a Supernova was discovered : 1999cl / Type 1A
This Supernova served as "standard candle" for measuring the distance to the Virgo cluster

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