Markarian's Chain


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Catalog
Obj Type
Location
Date Taken:
SSRO Published
N/A - Unknown
Galaxy
Mayhill, NM
03-10-2005
Description

This image was chosen as the APOD (Astronony Picture of the Day)  for March 16, 2005, click here to see the archived APOD

Upon close inspection, the background of this image shows a large number of small galaxies.  For example, the small inset image below has at least 30 galaxies visible.

Central Region of  Markarian's Chain

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
LRGB (240, 60, 60, 60 minutes)
Camera:
SBIG STL-11000M
Telescope:
Takahashi FSQ106N
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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