Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3543  ·  IC 3546  ·  IC 3571  ·  IC 3582  ·  NGC 4562  ·  NGC 4565
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Needle Galaxy & 14 sisters in LRGB

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Needle Galaxy & 14 sisters in LRGB

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro RC250-TT 10" RC Truss Tube

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach-1 GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG Deluxe

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III174

Focal reducers: Riccardi Reducer/Flattener 0.75x

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Astro-Physics AAPC

Filters: Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm

Accessory: ZWO EFW  ·  MoonLite NiteCrawler WR30


Dates:March 8, 2019March 10, 2019March 12, 2019March 29, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 77x180" (3h 51') (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 74x180" (3h 42') (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 257x180" (12h 51') (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 76x180" (3h 48') (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 24h 12'

Avg. Moon age: 8.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.99%


RA center: 12h36m19s.84

DEC center: +25°5929.2

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.319 degrees

Field radius: 0.401 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

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Resolution: 2283x1738

Locations: AAS Montsec, Àger, Lleida, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 3 is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

It lies close to the North Galactic Pole and has a visual magnitude of approximately 10.

It is known as the Needle Galaxy for its narrow profile.

For this picture I selected only the best 257 images (from initial 404 frames of 180s.) on Luminance channel to stack.

It was a long and detailed process to confirm only the best of the best captures, I called them superframes

(desc. credits: wikipedia)

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