NGC 4536 - Spiral Galaxy in the constellation Virgo

NGC 4536 is a spiral galaxy with two loose spiral arms and a small barred structure in the core area.

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Optics: Planewave CDK 12.5 with Televue 0.8x reducer
Aperture: 318 mm
Focal Length: 2030 mm
Camera: Alccd 12
Exposure: 21 x 600 s
Location: Chamaeleon Observatory, Onjala Lodge, Namibia
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop
Diameter:100,000 light years
Distance:48 million light years
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