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NGC 4565, The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Scott
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NGC 4565, The Needle Galaxy

NGC 4565, The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Scott
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NGC 4565, The Needle Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ES102ED ES102ED APO

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Mono

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 pro goto

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI II

Focal reducers: Stellarvue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener for 102 mm apo

Software: Startools  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance  ·  Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 36mm

Accessory: ATIK EFW2, 7x36mm


Dates:March 5, 2016

Frames:
Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance: 5x600" (50') bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm: 4x300" (20') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm: 4x300" (20') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Red 36mm: 4x300" (20') bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 25.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.58%


Astrometry.net job: 992059

RA center: 12h 36' 15"

DEC center: +26° 0' 3"

Pixel scale: 1.956 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.988 degrees

Field radius: 1.092 degrees


Resolution: 3211x2420

Description

This is the first time I have imaged this galaxy. A very nice galaxy but it requires a much longer focal length to due it justice. Thanks for looking.

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NGC 4565, The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Scott