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


            Craig Goble
NGC 4565 The Needle Galaxy

NGC 4565 The Needle Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 1024x620

Dates:April 26, 2019

Frames: 60x15"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18% job: 2664304

RA center: 189.092 degrees

DEC center: 26.002 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.369 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.634 degrees

Field radius: 0.726 degrees

Locations: The Leigh Lachapelle Memorial Observatory, Bear Lake, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


One of my first images through my SV70T with the dedicated FF/FR. I was concerned that the FF/FR would lead to undersampling but so far so good. Live stack of light frames only in the Atik Infinity software.




Craig Goble
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 4565 The Needle Galaxy, 


            Craig Goble