Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4562  ·  NGC 4565  ·  Needle Galaxy
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy

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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Ritchey-Chrétien 6" f/9

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI533MC Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

Focal reducers: GSO 0.75 RC

Software: APT Astro Photograhy Tool  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  PHD2 Guiding Open Guiding

Filters: ZWO IR CUT


Dates:March 20, 2021

Frames:ZWO IR CUT: 140x90" (gain: 100.00) -5C

Integration: 3.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 6.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4337303

RA center: 12h 36' 19"

DEC center: +25° 59' 9"

Pixel scale: 0.739 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.237 degrees

Field radius: 0.372 degrees


Resolution: 2656x2467

Data source: Backyard

Description

A.K.A. the Needle Galaxy is an edge-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices.

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