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Contains:  NGC 4565, NGC 4555, NGC 4562
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NGC 4565  - The Needle Galaxy, 


            Insight Observatory
NGC 4565  - The Needle Galaxy

NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 4096x4096

Dates:June 8, 2018

Baader Blue: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x300" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 23.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.80%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 2094407

RA center: 189.124 degrees

DEC center: 25.998 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.219 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.861 degrees

Field radius: 0.981 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory


NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

Aubrey, Nathan, Jandrix, and Amelia.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).



Insight Observatory
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 4565  - The Needle Galaxy, 


            Insight Observatory