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



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld
NGC 4565
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NGC 4565

NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld
NGC 4565
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NGC 4565

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 7, 2021
Frames:
68×300(5h 40′)
Integration:
5h 40′
Avg. Moon age:
25.65 days
Avg. Moon phase:
16.07%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4481058

RA center: 12h36m18s.7

DEC center: +25°5858

Pixel scale: 0.584 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 334.499 degrees

Field radius: 0.228 degrees

Resolution: 2340x1560

File size: 3.4 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Eye In The Sky

Description

NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. It lies close to the North Galactic Pole and has a visual magnitude of approximately 10. It is known as the Needle Galaxy for its narrow profile.

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NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld