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Observation by Nick Hewitt: Markarian 421

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Nick Hewitt

Observer

Nick Hewitt

Observed

2018 Mar 07 - 00:00

Uploaded

2021 Feb 18 - 19:00

Objects

Markarian 421

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 11h04m
Dec: +38°19'
Position angle: -50°31'

Field size

1°12' × 0°55'

Equipment
  • Starwave 70mm Starwave APO and Canon 60Da
Exposure

14 x 60secs ISO2000

Location

Northampton

Target name

Markarian 421

Title

Markarian 421

About this image

One of the more accessible AGNs of the BL Lacertae variety. Variable at all wavelengths and easy to find near 51 UMa in the Bear's hind legs. It is some 400 million light-years distant.

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