Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4627  ·  NGC 4631  ·  NGC 4656  ·  NGC 4657
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NGC 4631 - The Whale, 



    
        

            Jim Matzger
NGC 4631 - The Whale
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NGC 4631 - The Whale

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NGC 4631 - The Whale, 



    
        

            Jim Matzger
NGC 4631 - The Whale
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NGC 4631 - The Whale

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: QSI 583wsg

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106EDXIII

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  Diffraction Limited Maxim DL 6.0  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon Gen2E Blue  ·  Astrodon Gen2E Green  ·  Astrodon Gen2E Red  ·  Astrodon Gen2E Luminance


Dates:Jan. 28, 2017Jan. 29, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Gen2E Blue: 16x900" (4h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Gen2E Green: 17x900" (4h 15') bin 1x1
Astrodon Gen2E Luminance: 16x900" (4h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Gen2E Red: 16x900" (4h) bin 1x1

Integration: 16h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 0.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1605903

RA center: 12h 43' 3"

DEC center: +32° 21' 46"

Pixel scale: 2.103 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.715 degrees

Field radius: 0.720 degrees


Resolution: 1924x1540

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

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NGC 4631 - The Whale, 



    
        

            Jim Matzger