Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3587  ·  IC 3592  ·  IC 3598  ·  NGC 4559
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NGC 4559 (new processing)

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NGC 4559 (new processing), 



    
        

            Roberto Coleschi
NGC 4559 (new processing)
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NGC 4559 (new processing)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/5 GSO 8" Newton f/5

Imaging cameras: QHY8L OSC QHY8L

Mounts: Avalon Linear FR

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar guide camera

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC coma corrector

Software: Astroart  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  ImagesPlus  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC

Filters: IDAS LPS D1 2"

Accessory: Off-Axis Guider TSOAG9


Frames: 14x720" (2h 48')

Integration: 2h 48'


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 614268

RA center: 12h 35' 52"

DEC center: +27° 57' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.589 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.024 degrees

Field radius: 0.721 degrees


Resolution: 2684x1860

Description

NGC 4559 (also known as Caldwell 36) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices. Distance estimates for NCG 4559 range from about 29 million light-years to 51 million light-years, averaging about 29 million light-years

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NGC 4559 (new processing), 



    
        

            Roberto Coleschi

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