The Needle Galaxy (NGC 4565) in Coma Berenices

Posted by Barry E.
on Thursday, April 29, 2010

by Barry Etter

Date: 4/29/2010
Target: NGC4565 - Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices
Telescope: Orion 8" f/4.9 w/Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector
Camera: Canon 40D (modified)
Filter: None
Exposures: 101x120s (3.4h) @ ISO1600
Framing: North is Up, 40% Crop
Start Temp: 40F
End Temp: 33F
Location: Mocksville, NC
Seeing: 4/5
Transparency: 3/5
Guiding (RMS): 0.23
Dark Noise (StdDev):
FWHM: 4.8
Start Time: 10:00PM
End Time: 3:00AM
Captured with Nebulosity, stacked using DeepSkyStacker, processed in Photoshop.

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