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Contains:  IC 3543, NGC 4562, NGC 4565
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy, 


            Josh Woodward
NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy

Technical card

Dates:April 12, 2019

ZWO L 1.25": 135x30" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO RGB 1.25" Filters: 165x60" (gain: 76.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 3.9 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~42

Flat darks: ~47

Avg. Moon age: 7.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.77%

Basic astrometry details job: 2640494

RA center: 12h 36' 20"

DEC center: +25° 58' 44"

Pixel scale: 0.822 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.157 degrees

Field radius: 0.412 degrees

Resolution: 2895x2160

Locations: backyard, Chico, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard


Other than at the quarter moon, it was one of the nicer evenings for imaging. I think that I worked at some kinks in my flats acquisition. Overall I'm pleased



Josh Woodward
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy, 


            Josh Woodward