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Markarian's Chain - M84/M86/Various NGCs - Galaxy Group in Virgo
Scope: Vixen ED103S with WO Flat 2 0.8x FR/FF
Mount: Orion Sirius EQ-G with GoTo
Guiding: Meade DSI Pro and PHD Guiding
Guide Scope: William Optics ZenithStar 66 SD
Camera: Canon EOS 1000D (Modified)
Special Settings: None
ISO: 800
Exposure: 2 hours 45 minutes (33 x 300s)
Processing Software: Acquired in Nebulosity, Calibration and Stacking in Images Plus, Levels/Curves/Enhancements in Photoshop
Support Files: 40 flats, 40 bias, 60 darks

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Comment by Steve Coates on December 11, 2012 at 12:52pm

Such a cool image.

Comment by Neil Heacock on May 20, 2011 at 2:47am
Thanks for that Trevor. I've shot this a few times, but this version is by far a personal best for me.

-Neil
Comment by Trevor Woodrow on May 13, 2011 at 10:33pm
Nice job on this. I just tried this object first with a 70mm and then with a 102mm. I think your's came out better. Very clean...love the detail on NGC 4438.
Comment by Neil Heacock on May 12, 2011 at 5:25am
Oh, and thanks for the welcome!

-Neil
Comment by Neil Heacock on May 12, 2011 at 5:24am
Thank you Marc. I'm particularly happy with this image as it's my personal best on this target. I've never had the amount of detail in the various galaxies and I just love all of the background galaxies in the shot as well.

Thanks for the comment.

-Neil
Comment by Marc Basti on May 12, 2011 at 2:57am
Neil, great framing, you don't see that too often. Nice looking pic, Marc PS Welcome on the site.

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