NGC4567, NGC4568 - The Siamese Twins

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NGC4567, NGC4568 - The Siamese Twins
Constellation: Virgo - The Virgin
Type: Galaxies
Position: RA: 12h 37m 03s Dec: +1112'14"
Magnitude: 11.3
Exposure: Taken 4/20/2009 at the Texas Star Party
20 X 300 sec
Processing: Images were captured in Nebulosity
Basic calibration (flats, darks) and DDP in Imagesplus 3.75
Final processing in Photoshop, Noise Ninja
Equipment: Orion Starshoot Pro CCD Camera
Meade 10"SCT + Celestron f/6.3 reducer
Losmandy G11 Gemini mount
Orion Starshoot Autoguider mounted on a Meade 8X50 finderscope using PHD guiding software
Notes: This interesting galaxy pair is located near M58, M89 and M90.
The bright galaxy on the left side of this image is NGC4564 and the faint 14.4 mag galaxy to the right is IC3578.

Locator Chart

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