NGC-4216 Spiral galaxy in Virgo
NGC-4216 is a beautiful edge-on spiral galaxy located in the constellation of Virgo. It is classed as an intermediate type Sb galaxy. NGC-4216 is 55 million light years from Earth and is over 100,000 light years in diameter.
This image, acquired on April 20, 2020, is a 40 minute integration of 6 minute exposures through the Celestron C-11 at f/2, using the HyperStar III imaging system and the ZWO ASI071 MC color CMOS camera, operating at -5 degrees below ambient temperature and binned 1 X 1. Guided, captured and combined using Maxim DL5 Pro. Post processed using PhotoShop CS2, Gradient XTerminator, StarShrink, Carboni's Astro Tools, and NoiseWare.