Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4627  ·  NGC 4631  ·  Whale Galaxy
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NGC 4631 - Whale Galaxy with ASI 294 MC Pro. Good seeing., 



    
        

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NGC 4631 - Whale Galaxy with ASI 294 MC Pro. Good seeing.
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NGC 4631 - Whale Galaxy with ASI 294 MC Pro. Good seeing.

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NGC 4631 - Whale Galaxy with ASI 294 MC Pro. Good seeing., 



    
        

            Jeffbax Velocicaptor
NGC 4631 - Whale Galaxy with ASI 294 MC Pro. Good seeing.
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NGC 4631 - Whale Galaxy with ASI 294 MC Pro. Good seeing.

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
TS Optics RC 14" Ritchey Chretien
Mounts
EQ 8
Accessories
TS-Optics RC 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Reducer
Software
SIRIL · Adobe Photoshop CS5, CS6 Adobe Phtoshop
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
TS Optics RC 14" Ritchey Chretien

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 18, 2021
Frames:
70x300" (5h 50') (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Integration:
5h 50'
Darks:
29
Flats:
34
Avg. Moon age:
5.73 days
Avg. Moon phase:
32.77%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4621842

RA center: 12h42m04s.8

DEC center: +32°3234

Pixel scale: 0.496 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.514 degrees

Field radius: 0.351 degrees

Resolution: 4184x2902

Locations: Observatoire du Calvados, Calvados, CALVADOS, France

Data source: Backyard

Description

I love the shape of this galaxy and companion. Image taken last week at Calvados observatory under good seeing.

JF

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NGC 4631 - Whale Galaxy with ASI 294 MC Pro. Good seeing., 



    
        

            Jeffbax Velocicaptor