Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3543  ·  NGC 4562  ·  NGC 4565
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NGC4565 - Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
NGC4565 - Needle Galaxy
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NGC4565 - Needle Galaxy

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NGC4565 - Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
NGC4565 - Needle Galaxy
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NGC4565 - Needle Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser  ·  QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:April 13, 2018April 20, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 120x60" (2h) (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 120x60" (2h) (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 120x30" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 60x60" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 6h

Darks: 50

Flats: 30

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 15.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.59%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2041871

RA center: 12h 36' 18"

DEC center: +25° 59' 9"

Pixel scale: 0.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.658 degrees

Field radius: 0.587 degrees


Resolution: 4594x3505

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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NGC4565 - Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Eric Walden