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Observation by Peter Tickner: Markarian's Chain

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Peter Tickner

Observer

Peter Tickner

Observed

2020 Jan 19 - 18:50

Uploaded

2020 Jan 23 - 17:01

Objects

M86
M84
M88

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Constellation

Virgo

Field centre

RA: 12h26m
Dec: +12°36'
Position angle: +5°34'

Field size

1°30' × 2°03'

Equipment
  • ZWO ASI071 MC Pro CMOS camera
  • Riccardi 0.75 reducer
  • TS 130mm triplet APO refractor
  • EQ6 Mount
  • Autoguided off-axis with ZWO ASI120MM
Location

Urban Berkshire

Target name

Markarian's Chain

Title

Markarian's Chain

About this image

The image iin two parts, the original image from a stack of 19x300seconds images and underneath a negative of the original image in which I've added the common deep sky catalogue numbers above each galaxy for the main galaxies in the image.

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