NGC 4559

Posted by dcrowson
on Tuesday, April 09, 2019

NGC 4559 (Caldwell 36, UGC 7766 and others) is an intermediate spiral galaxy located (based on the latest paper - approximately 24.1 million light-years away in Coma Berenices. It is a member of the Coma I ( Group.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged April 6th and 7th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.


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