Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3653  ·  IC 3665  ·  IC 3672  ·  IC 3694  ·  IC 3698  ·  IC 3720  ·  IC 809  ·  M 59  ·  M 60  ·  NGC 4621  ·  NGC 4637  ·  NGC 4638  ·  NGC 4647  ·  NGC 4649
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M60 and friends, 



    
        

            Tom Carrico
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M60 and friends

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M60 and friends, 



    
        

            Tom Carrico
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M60 and friends

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130 GTX

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT8300M - FW8G

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130 GTX

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT8300M - FW8G

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD2  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Software Bisque TheSkyX Pro

Filters: Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series  ·  Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series

Accessory: StarLight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser


Dates:May 27, 2016May 31, 2016June 2, 2016June 9, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 20x600" (3h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 20x600" (3h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series: 48x600" (8h) bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 20x600" (3h 20') bin 1x1

Integration: 18h

Avg. Moon age: 18.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 33.00%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 4195150

RA center: 12h 43' 20"

DEC center: +11° 33' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.284 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -21.343 degrees

Field radius: 0.711 degrees


Resolution: 3211x2380

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatory, Auberry, CA, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

M60 is the large fuzzy in the middle. You can see NGC 4647 through M60.

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M60 and friends, 



    
        

            Tom Carrico