Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3571  ·  IC3571  ·  NGC 4565  ·  NGC4565  ·  Needle Galaxy
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Wissam Ayoub
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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED TRIPLET APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro-Cool

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM mini

Software: PixInsight 1.8.8 Ripley  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  Topaz Denoise Topaz

Filters: Astronomik LRGB 1.25"

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  ZWO ASIAIR  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)


Dates:Jan. 31, 2020Feb. 1, 2020

Frames:Astronomik LRGB 1.25": 80x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 6.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.88%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 4120134

RA center: 12h 36' 21"

DEC center: +25° 59' 29"

Pixel scale: 0.823 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.095 degrees

Field radius: 0.230 degrees


Resolution: 1647x1160

Locations: UAE desert, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Data source: Traveller

Description

A re-process of my data of Jan 31 and Feb 1, 2020.
L= 20x180sec @ 139 gain.
R= 20x180sec @ 139 gain.
G= 20x180sec @ 139 gain.
B= 20x180sec @ 139 gain.

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NGC 4565 - The Needle Galaxy, 



    
        

            Wissam Ayoub