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Markarian's Chain of Galaxies
Object
Type Galaxy Cluster
Constellation Virgo
Distance 60,000,000 ly
More Info
Image
Date 10 Apr 2010 (Spring)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 140:30:30:30 mins @ -20C
Lum 28x5 (bin 1x1), R 6x5, G 6x5, B 6x5 (bin 2x2)
Notes
Equipment
Optics Takahashi FS-60C Refractor
Focal Length 290mm @f/4.8
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-10XME
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB
Software MaxIm DL, CCDStack, Photoshop

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