Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4627  ·  NGC 4631
NGC4631-The Whale Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC4631-The Whale Galaxy
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NGC4631-The Whale Galaxy

NGC4631-The Whale Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC4631-The Whale Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT8IN f/4 8" Imaging Newtonian
Imaging Cameras
Orion Starshoot Mono III
Mounts
CGEM
Filters
Xagyl Comm 1.25" Luminance · Xagyl Comm 1.25" B · Xagyl Comm 1.25" Red · Xagyl Comm 1.25" G
Accessories
Xagyl Comm 1.25" Ultra-Thin Filter Wheel
Software
Maxim DL · photoshop
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ED80
Guiding Cameras
Lodestar

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 8, 2012
Frames:
42x180" (2h 6')
Integration:
2h 6'
Avg. Moon age:
17.49 days
Avg. Moon phase:
91.83%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 99700

RA center: 12h41m56s.2

DEC center: +32°3234

Pixel scale: 1.419 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 167.653 degrees

Field radius: 0.286 degrees

Resolution: 1129x915

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NGC4631-The Whale Galaxy, 



    
        

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