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Contains:  NGC 4565, IC 3543, NGC 4562
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Needle Galaxy (NGC-4565) @ DSW, 





    
        

            Miles Zhou
Needle Galaxy (NGC-4565) @ DSW

Needle Galaxy (NGC-4565) @ DSW

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:RCOS 14.5"

Imaging camera:QSI 683 wsg-8

Mount:Paramount-ME

Software:Adobe Lightroom CCPixInsight for Mac

Filters:Astrodon luminance filterAstrodon RGB

Resolution: 3650x3405

Dates:May 3, 2017May 19, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon RGB: 40x1200" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon luminance filter: 18x1200" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 19.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.57%

Astrometry.net job: 1864898

RA center: 12h 36' 11"

DEC center: +25° 58' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.551 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 157.912 degrees

Field radius: 0.382

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

Needle Galaxy, also known as NGC 4565, is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

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Needle Galaxy (NGC-4565) @ DSW, 





    
        

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