Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  M 49  ·  NGC 4470  ·  NGC 4472  ·  NGC 4488  ·  NGC 4492  ·  NGC 4526  ·  NGC 4535
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8” Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (RASA 8)

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 2600 MC Pro

Mounts: Ioptron CEM70

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 224MC

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  SharpCap

Filters: Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor


Dates:May 8, 2021

Frames:
Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA: 56x120" (1h 52') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1
Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA: 35x300" (2h 55') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 47'

Darks: 20

Flats: 30

Bias: 30

Avg. Moon age: 26.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.62%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4492447

RA center: 12h32m06s

DEC center: +07°5858

Pixel scale: 2.779 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.862 degrees

Field radius: 0.890 degrees


Resolution: 1920x1279

Locations: Астро терасата под звездите / My astro terrace under the stars, гр. София, кв. Княжево, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard

Description

I found this interesting galaxy that I decided to image - the NGC 4535 or The lost galaxy of Copeland.

In the 1950s, when amateur astronomer Leland S. Copeland first fixed his telescope lens on a distant galaxy in the Virgo constellation, he saw an eerie spiral shrouded in dust. Copeland — who was a professional poet fond of writing about the cosmos — dubbed the spiral "The Lost Galaxy," a name that has stuck some 70 years later.

NGC 4535 is accompanied by many other interesting objects as M49, NGC 4488 (WOW), NGC 4519, NGC 4522 and so on.

Exploring the night sky is quite a pleasure. Clear skies!

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