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NGC 4565 : Edge-on Galaxy in Coma Berenices

Wonderful edge on spiral galaxy. Click image for larger version (1260 x 1447, 320kB).

Additional information about this objects can be found on the SEDS website

Photograph Information
Date04.15.2007 and 04.16.2007
LocationClearfield Observatory
TelescopeAP130 @f6 w/AP field flattener
CameraCanon 350D, Hutech modified type I
ExposureComposite of 24, 8 minute exposures at ISO 800.
NotesTemperature varied among the two nights, range of 34°F to 50°F, low humidity, transparency was average to better than average.
Used a small fan on the warmer night (around 50°F) to blow cool air on the camera.
Initial RAW conversion, registration and adjustment in IRIS.
Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2.
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02


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