Makarian Chain


object(s) The Makarian Chain, a series of galaxies
constellation Virgo, the virgin
equipment ASA Astrograph 10" at f/2,8, Astro modified Canon EOS 40D
exposure 30 x 300 sec Light at 800 ASA unguided
date Mar 08 2010, Engelhardsberg Germany
conditions OK, stars to 5m3
image processing DeepSkyStacker 3.3.2, Photoshop CS4, PixInsight 1.5
remarks see belows star map for an identification of the numerous galaxies

The Galaxies forming the Makarian Chain (from Guide 8)