Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3543  ·  NGC 4562  ·  NGC 4565
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NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Theodore Arampatzoglou
NGC 4565
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            Theodore Arampatzoglou
NGC 4565
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics FLT 110
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST-10XME
Mounts
Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO
Filters
Baader Planetarium 1.25" LRGB
Software
eqmod · Software Bisque TheSky6 Pro · ccdsoft · CCDStack · PHD Guiding
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics zenithstar 1 80x480
Guiding Cameras
Meade DSI C

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 18, 2010
Frames:
80x300" (6h 40')
Integration:
6h 40'
Avg. Moon age:
3.96 days
Avg. Moon phase:
16.74%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3286914

RA center: 12h36m23s.5

DEC center: +25°5844

Pixel scale: 1.822 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.241 degrees

Field radius: 0.426 degrees

Resolution: 1389x951

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 4565 is an edge-on unbarred spiral galaxy about 30 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

The 10th magnitude galaxy sits perpendicular to our own Milky Way galaxy.

It is also known as the Needle Galaxy for its narrow profile.First spotted in 1785 by Uranus' discoverer, Sir William Herschel (1738-1822), this is one of the most famous examples of an edge-on spiral galaxy.

W.O FLT110 with dedicated TMB field flattener and Feather Touch 3'' focuser

SBIG ST10XME

CFW9 with Baader LRGB

Starizona MicroTouch autofocuser

EQ6

Lum : 235min

Red : 55min

Green : 55min

Blue : 55min

5min subs

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NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Theodore Arampatzoglou