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

Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

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Needle Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 150/750 Explorer PDS BD

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70 D mod

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Guidescope 50/180

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MM

Software: Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Photoshop CS6

Accessory: GPU KomakorrF4


Dates:March 24, 2019March 18, 2020

Frames:
58x210" (3h 23')
2x250" (8' 20")

Integration: 3h 31' 20"

Avg. Moon age: 21.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3364485

RA center: 12h 36' 21"

DEC center: +25° 59' 42"

Pixel scale: 1.409 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.393 degrees

Field radius: 0.541 degrees


Resolution: 2300x1534

Locations: Leebergwiese, Großmugl, Austria; Ebenwaldhöhe, Kleinzell, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

Processing this one was a bit more complicated. For some reason the dust bunnies had moved on the sensor when taking the flats of the 2nd session, so I didn´t use them. But in the end everything worked out fine...

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