Located in Coma Bernices nearly 31 Million LY from Earth, NGC 4565 is a Spiral Galaxy viewed edge on.
It's central bulge can be easily seen surrounded by the obscurring gas and dust of it's spiral arms.  Several
small companion galaxies are also visible in the image.


April 8, 2010
 Astro-Tech 8" RC
Canon Digital Rebel 500D / Modified (Hutech)
120 Minutes / 24x300s @ 800ASA
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski

 

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