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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

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Uploaded on June 27, 2017