Markarian’s Chain


Jean M Dean

Guernsey, Channel Islands

Canon 5d MKII DSLR and William Optics FLT132 refractormounted on a Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT mount and guided with a Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 and Borg Mini-Guider. Pre-processed and stacked in Stark Labs Nebulosity and finished in Photoshop.

Markarian’s Chain of Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster.
A total imaging time of 153 minutes at ISO 400. calibrated with darks, flat and bias frames.