Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4251  ·  NGC 4494  ·  NGC 4559  ·  NGC 4565  ·  The star 12Com  ·  The star 13Com  ·  The star 14Com  ·  The star 16Com  ·  The star 17Com  ·  The star γCom
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The Coma Star Cluster Mel 111 and the "Needle Galaxy" NGC 4565, 



    
        

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The Coma Star Cluster Mel 111 and the "Needle Galaxy" NGC 4565
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The Coma Star Cluster Mel 111 and the "Needle Galaxy" NGC 4565

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The Coma Star Cluster Mel 111 and the "Needle Galaxy" NGC 4565, 



    
        

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The Coma Star Cluster Mel 111 and the "Needle Galaxy" NGC 4565
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The Coma Star Cluster Mel 111 and the "Needle Galaxy" NGC 4565

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: AstroTrac TT 320

Software: PixInsight  ·  Noel Carboni's AstroFlat Pro  ·  DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4  ·  Noel Carboni's StarSpikes Pro 4  ·  Elements Photoshop


Dates:March 26, 2019

Frames: 367x7" (42' 49") ISO1600

Integration: 42' 49"

Darks: 10

Flats: 30

Flat darks: 10

Bias: 80

Avg. Moon age: 20.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.65%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 8.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2618220

RA center: 12h 26' 55"

DEC center: +26° 48' 36"

Pixel scale: 10.300 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.217 degrees

Field radius: 3.297 degrees


Resolution: 1968x1200

Locations: Home, Mestre, Venezia, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

367x7s ISO 1600 (lens aperture set to f/2)

Drizzle x2 integration

Cropping-->resampling (1968x1200) from original picture of 5202x3465 resolution,

to cut out the optical distortions that occur at f/2

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The Coma Star Cluster Mel 111 and the "Needle Galaxy" NGC 4565, 



    
        

            gigiastro