Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3571  ·  NGC 4565  ·  Needle Galaxy

Image of the day 06/21/2019

    The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Connor Matherne
    The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565
    Powered byPixInsight

    The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565

    Image of the day 06/21/2019

      The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Connor Matherne
      The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565
      Powered byPixInsight

      The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565

      Acquisition details

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 3484845

      RA center: 12h36m20s.2

      DEC center: +25°5906

      Pixel scale: 0.240 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 180.044 degrees

      Field radius: 0.144 degrees

      Resolution: 3050x3050

      File size: 3.0 MB

      Data source: Professional, scientific grade data

      Description

      Been getting a bit chummy with operators over at the DCT. Luckily that means new friends and new data. I've been sitting on some of these sets for a while and just used them for my personal use, however, we finally got the okay to start sharing some of the results so I figured I'd post some over here! Huge thank you to my friend Andrew who was the telescope operator who captured this data set.

      These results made use of the Lowell Observatory’s Discovery Channel Telescope

      Comments

      Sky plot

      Sky plot

      Histogram

      The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Connor Matherne