Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4494  ·  NGC 4565  ·  Needle Galaxy  ·  The star 17Com
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A lonely Needle in Coma Berenices

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8” Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (RASA 8)

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 2600 MC Pro

Mounts: Ioptron CEM70

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 224MC

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  SharpCap

Filters: Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor


Dates:May 11, 2021

Frames:
Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1
Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA: 24x300" (2h) (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 3h

Darks: 20

Flats: 30

Bias: 30

Avg. Moon age: 29.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.08%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4494167

RA center: 12h36m15s

DEC center: +25°5924

Pixel scale: 1.938 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.396 degrees

Field radius: 2.006 degrees


Resolution: 6207x4122

Locations: Астро терасата под звездите / My astro terrace under the stars, гр. София, кв. Княжево, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard

Description

A lonely Needle in the vastness of space in the constellation of Coma Berenices.

When PlateSolved however it can be seen that the Needle is not lonely at all but rather surrounded by countless of galaxies.

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