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Contains:  NGC 4631, NGC 4627
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NGC4631 Whale galaxy, 


            Lukasz Socha
NGC4631 Whale galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Meade ACF 10"

Imaging camera:QHY163M

Mount:SW EQ6 Synscan mount EQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:SkyWatcher Refractor 70/500

Guiding camera:ZWO Optical ASI290MM

Focal reducer:AP CCDT67

Software:PixInsightPhotoshop CS5Cyanogen Maxim DL5

Filters:Baader L 36mmBaader B 36mmBaader G 36mmBaader R 36mm

Resolution: 1920x1444

Dates:April 24, 2018

Frames: 97x180"

Integration: 4.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.72% job: 2052140

RA center: 190.524 degrees

DEC center: 32.539 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.993 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.243 degrees

Field radius: 0.331 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Nieborowice, śląskie, Poland


It is LRGB stack, about 5 hours of total exposure in 3 minutes subs.



Lukasz Socha
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC4631 Whale galaxy, 


            Lukasz Socha