[Home] [Back] [Up] [Next]

Markarian's Chain of Galaxies
                   (mouse over picture below to show object labels)













  Object Markarian's Chain of Galaxies; in Virgo and Coma Berenices
  Telescope (Photo) Televue 85 refractor w/0.8 focal reducer (f/5.6)
  Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT @ f/6.3 (off-axis)
  Camera (Photo) Canon 20Da DSLR
  Camera (Guiding) Meade DSI w/Autostar Envisage
  Exposure Detail Median combination of 10 images at 600 seconds each, ISO3200; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 2.80; final image processing using Photoshop CS2
  Location Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida  (N29.409, W82.860)
  Date 02/12/07