NGC 4559 from BMV Observatories
NGC 4559 (Caldwell 36) is a magnitude 10.4 spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices. It is estimated to be 29 Mly away. Distorted dark lanes, magenta nebulae, and star-forming regions can be seen in the image.

Imaging data:
Date: Apr 2,3,5 2013
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: Hyperion f/8 12.5 inch, FL 2540 mm
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera: Apogee Alta U8300 L bin2 and RGB bin3
Guiding: SBIG ST 402 with On Axis Guider (ONAG)
Exposure: LRGB - L:21x10, R:14x8 min, G:12x6 min, B:14x10 min - Total 9 hrs
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop.
Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New RInggold PA
NGC 4559
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