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NGC 4565 in Coma Berenices

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Tickner
Time of observation
08/03/2019 - 00:35
Object
NGC 4565
Observing location
Urban Berkshire
Equipment
14inch LX200 SCT at f/10
Atik 460EX mono CCD
Exposure
LRGB of 10 x 8 minute luminance plus 6 x 1 minute of RGB
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NGC 4565 is a nice, edge-on spiral galaxy about 40 million light-years away from us in the constellation of Coma Berenices. It lies close to the North Galactic Pole and has a visual magnitude of approximately 10. It is also known as the "Needle Galaxy".

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