Chain in Virgo
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Part of the Virgo cluster
of galaxies, the "chain" stretches from M84 and M86
up to the left to M88 which
didn't make the crop... at least seven of these galaxies apear
to be moving in consort, others in
this image are either foreground or background galaxies.
15, ten minute subs acquired,
calibrated, and stacked using Nebulosity 2.1.3 and a Hap mod 350d
on a Vixen ED80 at f7.5, riding on the
12-inch LX 200 classic. Guided with PHD through the 12 inch at
f4, Meade DSI Pro. background and contrast adjusted in
Photoshop CS3 ..