M58, M89, M90, Siamese Twins
and Friends

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M58, M89, M90, Siamese Twins
Constellation: Virgo - The Virgin
Type: Galaxies
Position: M58 - RA: 12h 38m 14s Dec: +1145'52"
M89 - RA: 12h 36m 10s Dec: +1230'08"
M90 - RA: 12h 37m 20s Dec: +1306'36"
Magnitude: M58 - 9.6
M89 - 9.9
M90 - 9.9
Exposure: Taken 4/19/2009 at the Texas Star Party
14 X 600 sec
Processing: Images were captured in Nebulosity
Basic calibration (flats, darks) and DDP in Imagesplus 3.75
Final processing in Photoshop, Noise Ninja
Equipment: Orion Starshoot Pro CCD Camera
Orion 80ED  f/7.5 refractor + Televue .8X Reducer Corrector
Losmandy G11 Gemini mount
Orion Starshoot Autoguider mounted on a Meade 8X50 finderscope using PHD guiding software
Notes: See chart below for galaxy identification.
On the left edge of this image are NGC4567 and NGC4568 - The Siamese Twins.  Click here for a closer image of this interesting galaxy pair.

Locator Chart

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Chart created with TheSky

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