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



    
        

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NGC4631-The Whale Galaxy

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NGC4631-The Whale Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8IN f/4 8" Imaging Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Orion Starshoot Mono III

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ED80

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: photoshop  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Xagyl Comm 1.25" Luminance  ·  Xagyl Comm 1.25" B  ·  Xagyl Comm 1.25" Red  ·  Xagyl Comm 1.25" G

Accessory: Xagyl Comm 1.25" Ultra-Thin Filter Wheel


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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