Taken 27-Feb-15
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Markarian's Chain

Markarian's Chain
Markarian's chain is a chain of galaxies that form part of the Virgo cluster located in the constellation Virgo.
Imaged from Chiefland Star Party Group field (Luminance and RGB)
Luminance 6 minute (totaling 2 hours and 36 minutes) and 8 minute subs (totaling 4 hours and 8 minutes) unbinned
RGB 4 minute subs in each channel (totaling 120 minutes) binned 2x2
Imaging telescope Orion 80mm EON
Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8
Processed in Photoshop CS5
Losmandy G11 with Gemini 2 German equatorial mount

Markarian's Chain