Astronomy Friday — The Needle Galaxy

NGC 4565, also known as the Needle Galaxy, is a beautiful edge-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices. You can see a the much smaller and fainter spiral galaxy NGC 4562 above and to the left of the Needle.

23x3.50 secs; Lodestar Pro Mono; Starblast 114mm Mono; Starlight Live; cropped

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