Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 4217  ·  NGC 4226
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ngc 4217 In Ursa Major, 


            Francois Theriault
ngc 4217 In Ursa Major
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ngc 4217 In Ursa Major

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Mallincam VRC-8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MC-Pro ZWO ASI 1600 MM- Pro

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GPCAM2 AR0130 Mono Guide

Software: Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.0  ·  Adobe Photoshop 5 CS  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: Blue  ·  Red  ·  Green  ·  UV/IR Lum

Dates:June 3, 2018

Blue: 37x150" bin 1x1
Green: 37x150" bin 1x1
Red: 37x150" bin 1x1
UV/IR Lum: 32x150" bin 1x1

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 79.37%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2108192

RA center: 12h 15' 24"

DEC center: +47° 5' 20"

Pixel scale: 0.493 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 346.467 degrees

Field radius: 0.369 degrees

Resolution: 4444x3063

Locations: Genesis Observatory, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Data source: Backyard


I happen to notice a nice edge on spiral in Ursa Major that is often overlooked.

It has three bright stars adjacent to it - blue, red and orange. It makes for a very colourful grouping.

Enjoy !



Francois Theriault
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ngc 4217 In Ursa Major, 


            Francois Theriault