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Uploaded 29-Jun-10
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Date modified29-Jun-10 09:08
Markarian's Chain

Markarian's Chain

This lovely set of galaxies called the Markarian's Chain lies at the heart of the Virgo Cluster. North is at the 2 o'clock position.Details:- Date and location- 2008-04-25 at Cattle Point Victoria.Conditions- +5 deg C, clear, fair transparency and good seeing.Equipment- Modified Canon 350D with 80-200mm lens at 200mm on Astrotrack mount.Exposure- 57 lights and 39 darks at ISO400 for 60sec each plus 20 flats. Processing- Calibration, stacking and digital development in ImagesPlus. Additional processing in Photoshop.