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M60 by Gerard van den Braak

Object data

Object type:

M60 + M59 (NGC 4649 + 4621)

Size:

7'.4x6'.0 - 5'.4x3'.7

Magnitude:

8.8 - 9.6

Constellation:

Virgo

Distance:

55 x 10^6 LY

 

 

Exposure data

Date, time

2011-02-26  ~01.15 hour

Julian day number

2455 677

Location:

Zuidlaren, Holland

Telescope:

Takahashi FSQ106ED + extender Q

Camera:

Canon 350D (mod)

Filters:

L: 4x300s

R: -
  G: -
  B: -

Temperature outside:

17 Celcius

Temperature CCD:

-

Binning:

-

SQM  20.87
Field of view 143' x 91'

Processing tools:

IP,CS3, GradX

Imaged by:

Gerard van den Braak

Notes: