Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New RInggold PA
NGC 4725 is a magnitude 10.1 barred spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices. It has an apparent size of
11 x 8 arc minutes, and is estimated to be 40 million light years away. NGC 4712 is the smaller
galaxy to the left.
Date: May 21,30,31 2009
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: Meade LX200R-14 at f/7.9 28ll mm
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera/Filters: Apogee Alta U8300 FLI CFW-2-7 FLI Filters
Exposure: Luminance: 32x4 minutes binned 2x2, R:17x4 min G:11x4 min B:18x4 min all binned
3x3 for a total of 5.2 hours
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using Maxim
DL with subsequent processing using Photoshop.