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Needle Galaxy - NGC4565

Needle Galaxy - NGC4565

NGC 4565 is a giant spiral galaxy more luminous than the Andromeda Galaxy and it has been proposed that if it were viewed face-on, it would be the most spectacular of the galaxies of its type in the nearby Universe.

Telescope: GSO RC10
Mount: Astrophysics Mach1 GTO
Camera: ATIK4000 Mono
Filters: LRGB
Subexposures: 5mins
Total exposure: ~ 9h
Location: Near Gythion Lakonias