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., 



    
        

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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.

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics RC 14" Ritchey Chretien

Mounts: EQ 8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics RC 14" Ritchey Chretien

Focal reducers: TS-Optics RC 0.8x Reducer/Flattener Reducer

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5, CS6 Adobe Phtoshop  ·  SIRIL


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

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