Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3546  ·  IC 3571  ·  IC 3582  ·  NGC 4562  ·  NGC 4565
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NGC 4565 Edge on Galaxy in Coma Berenices. RGB, 



    
        

            Pat Rodgers
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NGC 4565 Edge on Galaxy in Coma Berenices. RGB

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NGC 4565 Edge on Galaxy in Coma Berenices. RGB, 



    
        

            Pat Rodgers
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NGC 4565 Edge on Galaxy in Coma Berenices. RGB

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics 8" ONTC Newtonian f4

Imaging cameras: ATIK 314L+ Mono

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ST80 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI130MM

Focal reducers: Baader Planerarium MPCC Mark III Coma Corrector

Software: Stark Labs PHD 2.6.1  ·  ASCOM +EQMOD  ·  Main Sequence Software SequenceGeneratorPro  ·  PixInsight version 1.8

Filters: Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter

Accessory: Starlight Xpress SX USB Filter Wheel 7x1.25"


Dates:Jan. 27, 2019

Frames:
Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter: 18x300" (1h 30') -15C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter: 18x300" (1h 30') -15C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter: 18x300" (1h 30') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 30'

Darks: 29

Flats: 31

Bias: 149

Avg. Moon age: 21.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.30%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 2490723

RA center: 12h 36' 20"

DEC center: +25° 59' 17"

Pixel scale: 1.640 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.892 degrees

Field radius: 0.363 degrees


Resolution: 1313x903

Locations: Un-stable Observatory, back garden., Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

A nice Galaxy far away from the moon. I took this with the old focuser which had egg shaped stars so never uploaded the image. This is with the newer focuser I'll hopefully add a proper luminance for this on a moonless night soon, for now it has an extracted lum added.

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NGC 4565 Edge on Galaxy in Coma Berenices. RGB, 



    
        

            Pat Rodgers

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