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Markarian Mosaic, 



    
        

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Markarian Mosaic

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Markarian Mosaic, 



    
        

            Astro Jim
Powered byPixInsight

Markarian Mosaic

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade 70mm Astrograph Quad APO refractor
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Mounts
Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro
Software
SharpCap Pro 3.2 · PixInsight PixInshight Core 1.8 Ripley · PHD2 Guiding · Adobe Photoshop CC 1019 · Sequence Generator Pro, v3.0
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 60mm Guidescope / F4
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 1, 2021
Frames:
30x90" (45')
Integration:
45'
Avg. Moon age:
19.73 days
Avg. Moon phase:
74.62%

RA center: 12h27m47s.36

DEC center: +12°5359.9

Pixel scale: 2.230 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -66.472 degrees

Field radius: 5.916 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 16000x10408

Data source: Backyard

Description

I wanted to give the mosaic feature in SGP a try. I have always been fascinated by the galaxies in the Virgo cluster. This is 4 panels stacked, ABE, leveled, stretched, in Pixinsight and then merged in Photoshop with some curves adjustments.

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Revisions

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  • Final
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    C

B

Description: Did quite a bit more with it this time around including drizzling which increased the size to 160 megapixels. Rebalanced the color. Reduced the noise.

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C

Description: Fixed stars and some other details that were bugging me. Still not happy with it, but are we ever?

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