Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3543  ·  NGC 4555  ·  NGC 4562  ·  NGC 4565
The Needle Galaxy [NGC 4565], 



    
        

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The Needle Galaxy [NGC 4565]
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The Needle Galaxy [NGC 4565]

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110 DDG Triplet APO WO FLT 110 DDG Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: QHY8 - 6.0 Megapixel One Shot Color CCD QHY8

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ-6 Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro Starwave ED70

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5v - M

Focal reducers: William Optics WO x0.8 Reducer / Flattener IV

Software: PixInsight  ·  photoshop  ·  EQMOD  ·  Diffraction Limited MaximDL 5.15  ·  Starry Night Planetarium Starry Night Pro Plus 7


Dates:Feb. 16, 2015

Frames: 13x600" (2h 10')

Integration: 2h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 26.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 546629

RA center: 12h36m20s

DEC center: +25°5927

Pixel scale: 5.074 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.478 degrees

Field radius: 0.661 degrees


Resolution: 620x396

Locations: Home, Musselburgh, East Lothian, United Kingdom

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The Needle Galaxy [NGC 4565], 



    
        

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