Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3488  ·  IC 3502  ·  IC 3508  ·  IC 3531  ·  IC 3533  ·  IC 3536  ·  IC 3543  ·  IC 3546  ·  IC 3565  ·  IC 3571  ·  IC 3582  ·  IC 3599  ·  IC 3618  ·  IC 3626  ·  NGC 4555  ·  NGC 4562  ·  NGC 4565
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NGC4565 - Galaxy on Edge, 



    
        

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NGC4565 - Galaxy on Edge

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NGC4565 - Galaxy on Edge

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ED80

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY8

Mounts: AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Finder guider 9 x 50

Guiding cameras: DIY Cam10

Focal reducers: Skywatcher .85x Focal Reducer & Corrector

Software: PS  ·  Fitstacker 12  ·  Maxim DL

Accessory: DIY Focus controllers


Dates:April 3, 2017April 16, 2017April 17, 2017April 18, 2017April 20, 2017

Frames: 61x900" (15h 15')

Integration: 15h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 18.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.94%


Astrometry.net job: 2727773

RA center: 12h 36' 20"

DEC center: +25° 59' 12"

Pixel scale: 3.088 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.392 degrees

Field radius: 1.092 degrees


Resolution: 1800x1800

Locations: Remote observatory, Kiev, Ukraine

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.

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