Image of the day 03/16/2016

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The Whale (NGC 4631) and the Hockey Stick (NGC 4656)

Technical card

Resolution: 3292x2478

Dates: March 8, 2016March 9, 2016

Frames:
Baader Blue 36mm: 8x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Green 36mm: 9x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Luminance 36mm: 14x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Red 36mm: 9x600" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.86%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 1002585

RA center: 190.693 degrees

DEC center: 32.332 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.930 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.583 degrees

Field radius: 0.532 degrees

Description

Version A is my initial cut at this on my laptop.
Version B is a reprocessing of the data on my desktop and is annotated.
Version C is the desktop reprocess without the annotation.

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The Whale (NGC 4631) and the Hockey Stick (NGC 4656), Madratter