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Eastern part of Virgo Cluster (M90, M89, M58)

Eastern part of Virgo Cluster (M90, M89, M58)



Image orientation: North is on the left side.

Exposure Data:

Date: 5.+7.+11.+23.5.2016
Telescope: Newtonian 250mm with ASA corrector @ f/3.6 on Mesu Mount 200.
Camera: Moravian G2-8300FW @ -25°C.
Exposure: Mosaic consisting of two frames. M90/M89 region LRGB: 46x300s (not binned) / 20x180s / 15x180s / 17x180s and M58 region LRGB: 45x300s (not binned) / 23x180s / 15x180s / 23x180s.Total exposure time: 13h14m.
Location: Rhein-Main area, Germany.
Processing: Pixinsight, Photoshop CS3.