Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4565  ·  Needle Galaxy
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NGC 4565 and Neigbors, 



    
        

            Craig
NGC 4565 and Neigbors
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NGC 4565 and Neigbors

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Focal reducers: TAKAHASHI Reducer C 0.72X Takahashi Reducer

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PixInsight 1.8.5  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro Main secuence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2


Dates:April 12, 2020April 13, 2020April 14, 2020April 15, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 13x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 30x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 14x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~75

Avg. Moon age: 21.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.85%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3439237

RA center: 12h 36' 18"

DEC center: +26° 3' 3"

Pixel scale: 1.451 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.369 degrees

Field radius: 1.556 degrees


Resolution: 6021x4833

Locations: Back Yard Observatory, Lubbock, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

You scroll over this image and you can see a lot of galaxies in this frame. It doesn't have the greatest detail imaging with the FSQ-106, but it was fun trying to get all these tiny objects in one image.

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NGC 4565 and Neigbors, 



    
        

            Craig