Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4627  ·  NGC 4631  ·  NGC 4656  ·  NGC 4657
NGC4631 and NGC4656 - Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

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NGC4631 and NGC4656 - Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies in Canes Venatici
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NGC4631 and NGC4656 - Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies in Canes Venatici

NGC4631 and NGC4656 - Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

            Stellario
NGC4631 and NGC4656 - Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies in Canes Venatici
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NGC4631 and NGC4656 - Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies in Canes Venatici

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC APO 140

Imaging cameras: QSI 583wsg

Mounts: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  TheSkyX Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5


Dates:May 17, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 5x480" bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 5x480" bin 2x2
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x900" -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 5x480" bin 2x2

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.59%

Mean SQM: 21.30

Mean FWHM: 2.80


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 641020

RA center: 12h 42' 48"

DEC center: +32° 23' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.081 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -118.515 degrees

Field radius: 0.617 degrees


Resolution: 3300x2450

Locations: Pian dell'Armà, Varzi (PV), Italy

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NGC4631 and NGC4656 - Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

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