Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  IC 3587  ·  IC 3598  ·  IC3494  ·  IC3516  ·  IC3587  ·  IC3592  ·  IC3593  ·  IC3598  ·  IC3620  ·  NGC 4559  ·  NGC4559
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            Andreas Zeinert
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            Andreas Zeinert
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NGC 4559 and friends

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ85ED FSQ 85 ED

Imaging cameras: Atik One 6MP

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ-EQ6GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60/280 Finder and Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  sequence generator pro

Filters: Optolong RGB  ·  Optolong L-Pro 1,25 Optolong Pro L


Dates:March 5, 2021

Frames:
Optolong L-Pro 1,25 Optolong Pro L: 12x300" (1h) bin 1x1
Optolong RGB: 18x300" (1h 30') bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 30'

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~80

Avg. Moon age: 21.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean SQM: 20.80


Astrometry.net job: 4415211

RA center: 12h 36' 19"

DEC center: +27° 56' 59"

Pixel scale: 2.975 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.825 degrees

Field radius: 0.937 degrees


Resolution: 1783x1400

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 4559 (or Caldwell 36) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices. Estimated distance about 28 million light-years to 31 million light-years.

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NGC 4559 and friends, 



    
        

            Andreas Zeinert