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Date/Location June 4, 2011 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope Stellarvue SV70 70 mm achromatic refractor f/6
Mount Orion Atlas
Exposure 100 min (20 x 5 min) through a 12 nm band pass hydrogen beta filter
Processing Image Plus 3.0, Photoshop
Other Located on the boundary of Coma Berenices and Virgo. From northeast to southwest the chain includes NGC4477 (10.3, S), NGC4473 (10.1, E ), NGC4461 (11.0, S), NGC4435 (10.6, S), NGC4438 (10.1, S), M86 and M84 (9.1, E).  In parentheses after each, I have included the galaxies’ magnitudes and classification – spiral or elliptical.
Markarian's Chain
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