Astrophotography of Galaxies

M86, Virgo cluster

M86, Virgo cluster

Date: April 4, 2008

Telescope: Celestron C8 XLT f/2 on CGE mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 26 5-min subframes (130 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and piggybacked Meade DSX-90 using PHD Guiding.

Comments: HyperStar 3 lens and IDAS LPS V3 nebula filter.

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