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NGC 4698 is an Sa galaxy located in the direction of the Constellation Virgo at an approximate distance of 60 Million Light-years. It is described as an early-type spiral hosting a bright nuclear bulge of gas and stars rotating perpendicularly to the plane of the main disc. A series of concentric faint arms surround the nuclear bulge. Object: NGC4698 Distance: 60 Million Light-Years Date: April 2012 Place: Fort Davis, TX Exposure Details: LRGB:640:180:210:270 unbinned Processing: MaxImDLPro, CCDStack, Photoshop CS3 Optics: 12.5" RCOS Truss Focal Length: 2808mm @ f9 Mount: Paramount ME Robotic Camera: SBIG STL6303E Focuser: RCOS Guiding: Off-Axis with SBIG RGH Filters: Tru-Balance LRGB Gen II 2"

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