Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4651
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The Umbrella Galaxy, 


The Umbrella Galaxy
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The Umbrella Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC10

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1200

Software: PixInsight  ·  photoshop

Filters: Astrodon E-series Lum

Dates:Feb. 18, 2013

Frames: 30x1800" (15h)

Integration: 15h

Avg. Moon age: 7.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.03%

Astrometry.net job: 101775

RA center: 12h 43' 42"

DEC center: +16° 23' 27"

Pixel scale: 0.556 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.927 degrees

Field radius: 0.296 degrees

Resolution: 620x479


This was a peculiar one. Tidal streams are not hard to get but the colour is really tough to process


Sky plot

Sky plot


The Umbrella Galaxy,