NGC 4725
Copyright 2011
Larry Phillips
NGC 4725 spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenice

NGC 4712 to the lower right of NGC 4725 at 100 million light years

Distance: 40 milliion light years
Size: 54,000 light years across

Camera: SBIG ST-10XME
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: 226 subexposures of 5 minutes each with 48 of luminance, 58 of red, 74 of green, and 46 of blue for a total of 18 hours and 50 minutes
Date: March 2011
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL; calibration, stacking, & RGB creation in CCDStack, and further processing in Photoshop CS4.