NGC4559 and NGC4565 Needle Galaxy in LRGB
NGC4559 and NGC4565 Needle Galaxy in LRGB.
All imaging took place at my remote observatory at e-EyE, Spain.
This image comprises 68 hours and 20 minutes of exposures in 410 exposures in total. It is a 2-panel mosaic capturing both, the NGC4565 Needle Galaxy and the NGC4559 galaxy nearby.
L = (80 x 600s) x 2
R = (40 x 600s) x 2
G = (40 x 600s) x 2
B = (40 x 600s) x 2
(plus 10 Green in Panel 1)
Equipment and software used:
Mount: Avalon M-Uno
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-85ED
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8
Autoguider: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2
Filters: Astrodon E-Series Gen2 LRGB
Capture Software: Sequence Generator Pro and PHD2
Processing Software: PixInsight