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Contains:  IC 3582, NGC 4565, NGC 4562
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NGC 4565, 


            Andrew Lockwood
NGC 4565

NGC 4565

Technical card

Resolution: 4815x3280

Dates:April 6, 2019

Frames: 96x300"

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.28% job: 2629502

RA center: 12h 36' 10"

DEC center: +25° 59' 34"

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.643 degrees

Field radius: 0.308

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard


NGC 4565 is a magnificent edge-on spiral 30-50 million light years away in Coma Berenices. It looks as if the dusty lane has a subtle twist to it, with the left hand side of the galaxy appearing to be slightly twisted away.
Here it only rises about 34 degrees above the horizon, so the imaging window is short. I managed 8 hours over three nights through the light dome of the city of Perth.



Andrew Lockwood
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NGC 4565, 


            Andrew Lockwood

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