Markarian's Chain of Galaxies



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Date: 15 January 2016
Location: High Halden, Kent
Exposure: 340 x 30sec at ISO 2000
Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED on Skywatcher EQ6 mount
Camera: H-alpha modified Sony A7S
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with QHY5 camera.
Filters: IR/UV cut filter
Processing: Stacked in PixInsight and stretched with Arcsinh Stretch
Comments: The Sony A7S left-hand-side horizontal coloured bands are quite obvious. The annotated version shows 800 galaxies.