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Contains:  IC 3571, NGC 4562, NGC 4565, Needle Galaxy
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NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Paul
NGC 4565
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NGC 4565

Technical card


Dates:April 25, 2020

Frames: 28x350"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.30%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3468824

RA center: 12h 36' 17"

DEC center: +25° 57' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.996 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.673 degrees

Field radius: 0.383 degrees


Resolution: 800x1124

Locations: Whirlpool Observatory, Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Good evening,
Last Saturday, April 25 the skies in Cheshire (UK) were clear, so I took the opportunity to save some ancient light.
NGC 4565 has the nickname "Needle Galaxy"
The core, of this galaxy, bulges from a thin disk of material from the galaxies spiral arms. And the core appears divided by thin, dust, obscuring lanes in its galactic plane.

Here is the result- NGC 4565, taken through my Altair Astro 115EDT and Atik 428 camera.

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Paul
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NGC 4565, 



    
        

            Paul