Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4564  ·  NGC 4567  ·  NGC 4568  ·  Siamese Twins
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Siamese Twins/Butterfly Galaxies

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron c14 EdgeHD Celestron C14
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST-10XME
Mounts
Astro-Physics 900 GTO
Filters
Luminance · Astrodon I-series
Accessories
Celestron Reducer 0.7x

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 8, 2018 ·  April 10, 2018
Frames:
Astrodon I-series: 27x300" (2h 15') bin 2x2
Luminance: 60x360" (6h) bin 1x1
Integration:
8h 15'
Avg. Moon age:
23.21 days
Avg. Moon phase:
39.04%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2010615

RA center: 12h36m30s.5

DEC center: +11°1904

Pixel scale: 0.514 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 75.949 degrees

Field radius: 0.188 degrees

Resolution: 2184x1472

Description

Spiral galaxies NGC4567 and 4568 are in the early stages of colliding and merging. The galaxy at upper left is the elliptical galaxy NGC4564. They are all part of the Virgo cluster.

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