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Contains:  NGC 4562, NGC 4565
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices, 



    
        

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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices

Technical card


Dates:April 21, 2019

Frames: 33x120" ISO800

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 16.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.71%

Temperature: 12.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2662892

RA center: 12h 36' 17"

DEC center: +25° 58' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.282 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 12.838 degrees

Field radius: 0.254 degrees


Resolution: 5394x3610

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was a race against the rising moon. The stars are not perfect but refocussing for a thrid time on Denebola would have shrinked further my time window to collect photons without being exposed to to a moon still illuminated at 97%.

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B

Description: The Starnet starless version.

C

Description: Applied a darker background.

D

Description: Again, reduced star size. Applied PixelMath Noise Reduction to remove background mottle.

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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices, 



    
        

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