Photographing Markarian’s Chain With A Stock DSLR

Photographing Markarian’s Chain With A Stock DSLR

Imaging Markarian’s Chain was something I tried last year. To a poor degree in my opinion. I was imaging with the Altair Hypercam 183c and it was a struggle as you can see in the video where I fought for the image.

Fast forward to the next year and after having given back the ZWO ASI 533mc Pro that I had to review, I was left with an unmodified Canon 450D and there I sat – trying to find targets.

In the end I decided to revisit this old nemesis of mine. Markarian’s Chain; a group of galaxies located in the constellation Virgo.

After all for me: nothing says “Galaxy Season” more than a huge chain of galaxies spanning a vast distance in space.

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