Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3571  ·  NGC 4565  ·  Needle Galaxy
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NGC4565: The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC4565: The Needle Galaxy

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NGC4565: The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC4565: The Needle Galaxy

Imaging cameras: Sbig 6303l SBIG

Mounts: Paramount MEII

Guiding telescopes or lenses: RCOS 16 Ion Milled RCOS

Guiding cameras: Sbig 6303l SBIG

Filters: astrodon LRGB AstrodonLRGB


Frames: 69x1200" (23h)

Integration: 23h


RA center: 12h36m20s.778

DEC center: +25°5929.90

Pixel scale: 0.253 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -158.603 degrees

Field radius: 0.241 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 


Resolution: 5990x3356

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

Hello everyone!

Here is an image of the Needle Galaxy acquired from SRO using the 16" RCOS. This uses 23hrs of LRGB exposure, and I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of detail present.

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NGC4565: The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

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