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Contains:  NGC 4565

Image of the day 06/21/2019

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The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne
The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565

The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:4.3 m Discovery Channel Telescope

Imaging camera:Large Monolithic Imager

Software:PixInsight

Resolution: 3050x3050

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 3x420"
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 3x300"
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 3x100"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Astrometry.net job: 2743757

RA center: 189.084 degrees

DEC center: 25.985 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.240 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.044 degrees

Field radius: 0.144 degrees

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

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Connor Matherne
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The Needle Galaxy - NGC 4565, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne