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NGC 4565- Needle Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290 Mini

Software: PHD2 Guiding 2.6.9  ·  Photoshop CS2  ·  MaxIm DL 5  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro-Tools for Photoshop  ·  Star Spikes Pro 4  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 2"

Accessory: ZWO Filter Drawer  ·  Stellarvue field flattener  ·  Z-Bolt Blue Laser Pointer


Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 2": 88x180" (4h 24') -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 24'

Darks: 50

Flats: 200


Astrometry.net job: 4624607

RA center: 12h 36' 21"

DEC center: +25° 58' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.168 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -95.147 degrees

Field radius: 1.072 degrees


Resolution: 5496x3672

Locations: Capricorn Island Observatory, Long Island, New York, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Discovered by William Herschel in 1758, NGC 4565 (Needle Galaxy), is an edge-on spiral galaxy located in the constellation Coma Berenices. It is estimated 30,000 light-years from Earth and approximately 140,000 light-years in diameter. It is also calculated to have a population of 1 trillion stars.

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