Contains:  NGC 4236

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    NGC4236

    NGC4236

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2753x2091

    Dates:May 11, 2018

    Frames: 113x180"

    Integration: 5.7 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 25.33 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 18.64%

    Astrometry.net job: 2117887

    RA center: 184.171 degrees

    DEC center: 69.473 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.785 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 179.795 degrees

    Field radius: 0.377 degrees

    Locations: my lovely garden, near Vienna, Austria

    Data source: Unknown

    Description

    NGC4236 is a huge (21x7arcmin) but faint SB galaxy in Draco. Its a member of the M81 group and distance is about 12 million lightyears. Prominent are its blue knots of young hot stars outshining the hydrogen emission from these starbirth areas.

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