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



    
        

            William Maxwell
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Virgo Galaxies

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            William Maxwell
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Virgo Galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takumar 200mm prime lens Takumar 200mm

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D

Mounts: Vixen Polaris

Software: Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4

Accessory: OnStep GoTo Controller


Dates:May 15, 2021

Frames: 262x30" (2h 11')

Integration: 2h 11'

Avg. Moon age: 3.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4506568

RA center: 12h 35' 27"

DEC center: +12° 13' 15"

Pixel scale: 4.554 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.222 degrees

Field radius: 6.177 degrees


Resolution: 8179x5337

Data source: Backyard

Description

Not much more than little flea specs at 200mm, but I still find a galaxy field fascinating, sort of like a miniature Hubble Deep Field.

The 200mm Takumar did a stellar job (puns intended) with perfect pinpoint stars to the edge even with the full frame sensor and wide open.

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Virgo Galaxies, 



    
        

            William Maxwell

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