NGC4216 and friends

NGC4216 and friends
Subject information
NGC 4216 is spiral galaxy located not far from the center of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies, roughly 40 million light-years away. It’s seen nearly edge-on. Along with NGC4216 we can see many more striking galaxies in this field of view.

Image acquisition details
Date: 28/04/14
Location: La Palma
Optics: TS 10″ Newton
Mount: NEQ6 on fixed pier
Camera: Unmodified Nikon D7000 used at ISO800
Guiding: Lacerta MGEN
Exposure: 46 x 300 sec.

Processed in PixInsight
No darks, no flats, no bias

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