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NGC4565

NGC 4565 (scaled down) Many faint galaxies can be seen in background.

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This beautiful edge-on galaxy, in constellation Coma Berenices, has a unbarred spiral structure.
Distance from our home planet is about 53 milijon light-years.
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Transparency was poor, but seeing better than usually in my location.
Result from that, is tighter stars and some details can be seen in the galaxy disc.
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IMAGING DETAILS
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Optics: Meade LX200 GPS 12" @ f6.3
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Camera: QHY8
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guiding: SXV-AO, active optics unit and LodeStar guider
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Exposures: 8 x 1200s+ Flats and Bias frames, no darks total exposure time´2h. -
Filter: IDAS LP

NGC4565

NGC4565

NGC 4565 (scaled down) Many faint galaxies can be seen in background.

-
This beautiful edge-on galaxy, in constellation Coma Berenices, has a unbarred spiral structure.
Distance from our home planet is about 53 milijon light-years.
-
Transparency was poor, but seeing better than usually in my location.
Result from that, is tighter stars and some details can be seen in the galaxy disc.
_
IMAGING DETAILS
-
Optics: Meade LX200 GPS 12" @ f6.3
-
Camera: QHY8
-
guiding: SXV-AO, active optics unit and LodeStar guider
-
Exposures: 8 x 1200s+ Flats and Bias frames, no darks total exposure time´2h. -
Filter: IDAS LP