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

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 200P-DS

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 650D Modified

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Focal reducers: Skywatcher Coma Corrector f/5

Software: dss  ·  Startools  ·  apt  ·  PHD2 guiding software

Filters: IDAS LP D2


Dates:May 21, 2020

Frames: 200x120" (6h 40')

Integration: 6h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 28.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.50%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3650214

RA center: 12h 36' 21"

DEC center: +25° 59' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.955 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.389 degrees

Field radius: 0.632 degrees


Resolution: 1983x1218

Locations: Garden Bortle 8+, Solihull, west midlands, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Really happy with this, might not be top notch but I am pleased. Slow progression, less gradients every time.

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Needle galaxy, 



    
        

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