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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 3543, IC3543, IC3546, IC3571, NGC 4562, NGC 4565, NGC4562, NGC4565
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Needle Galaxy (NGC-4565) @ DSW, 



    
        

            Miles Zhou
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Needle Galaxy (NGC-4565) @ DSW

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount-ME

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Astrodon luminance filter  ·  Astrodon RGB


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' 50"

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -157.906 degrees

Field radius: 0.382 degrees


Resolution: 3650x3405

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, 



    
        

            Miles Zhou