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Messier Catalog - M86

Constellation: Virgo (in the Virgo cluster of galaxies)

Virgo Cluster, 26. February 2006, Harestua.
Exposure: 5 x 600 seconds, Takahashi FS60C, Artemis 285, Artemis Capture
Guiding: 3sec using C8 @ F3 and Vesta SC3 bw, K3CCDTools3 & MTSca Pro
Mount: Vixen Super Polaris
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m86, 08. April 2004. ~100 x 7 seconds, C8, F/2.7. Vesta 690K SC3 (using Meade 0.33x focal reducer)