Virgo Galaxy Cluster – M86

Virgo Cluster centered on M86. 490×30 sec @ Gain 37, Offset 30, QHY183c cooled to -20C, UHC-S filter, TV-85 at F/5.6. SharpCap 3.2 LiveStacking w/dither.

This image is still in process.   It was not the best night for attempting this since transparency was poor at the time of imaging it.   Lots of LP in the 4 hrs of exposure accumulated and almost overwhelmed the dim galaxies.  The color was zapped out, so I took an image with only about 2 hrs of time and used it as color and the 4 hrs of exposure was used as luminosity.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2 × three =