Digital Image: NGC 4565

NGC 4565 Processed Watermarked


NGC 4565 (also known as the Needle Galaxy or Caldwell 38) is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

Image Info:

Canon 60D with an Astronomik CLS LPR filter, mounted at the prime focus of the KPO 18″ Reflector. 30 x 120s subframes, yielding a total integration time of 1 hour of exposure. Captured and stacked in Nebulosity, processed in StarTools, and finished in Aperture.

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