NGC 4725 and NGC 4712

Posted by alhoward
on Wednesday, October 10, 2012

NGC 4725 is a beautiful example of a single arm spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices.  The smaller spiral galaxy on the right side of the image is NGC 4712.   Telescope: DeepSky RC10C, f7.4
Mount: AP900; Camera: FLI PL16803; Exposure: L:R:G:B 375:180:180:270 minutes, 16.75 hrs total; Binning: ALL Unbinned; Software: MaximDL, CCD Stack, Photoshop CS2, PixInsight 7; Locations: DARC Observatory, CA; Dates: 04/15/12 thru 06/20/12; Conditions: Mostly Clear and about 3 arcsec FWHM.

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