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Markarian 231

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About this observation
Observer
Steve Knight
Time of observation
12/02/2018 - 22:04
Object
Markarian 231 (UGC 8058)
Observing location
Moreton Pinkney
Equipment
70mm f6 doublet (Starwave 70ED)
Canon modified Kiss X4 DSLR
Astrotrac
Exposure
x20 ISO1600 1 minute exposures
Tags

Quite pleased with this.  My first quasar image.  Thought I'd start with the closest, 581 million light years away.  Indicated by a red circle.  Alioth is on right.  Processed in DSS, Pixinsight & Faststone.

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