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Markarian Chain

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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Markarian Chain

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 92mm F6.65 Stowaway

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas AZ/EQ Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80mm f/5 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics 0.8x CCD Telecompressor (92TCC)

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe PHOTOSHOP CS6 CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley  ·  PHD 2 Guiding, planetary

Filters: ASI ZWO Luminance Filter  ·  ASI ZWO Blue Filter  ·  ASI ZWO Red filter


Dates:March 20, 2020

Frames: 186x60" (3h 6')

Integration: 3h 6'

Avg. Moon age: 26.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.26%


Astrometry.net job: 3945667

RA center: 12h 28' 2"

DEC center: +12° 59' 55"

Pixel scale: 2.808 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.941 degrees

Field radius: 1.228 degrees


Resolution: 2500x1914

Locations: Home, Williston, Vt, None

Data source: Backyard

Description

I captured the Markarian chain earlier this year with my Stowaway. It may be the first images I did using this scope, but never processed this one. Did this in simple LRGB with the ASI 1600mm camera.

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