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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 4627  ·  NGC 4631  ·  NGC 4656  ·  NGC 4657  ·  Whale Galaxy
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NGC 4631 and NGC 4656, 


            Paweł Radomski
NGC 4631 and NGC 4656
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NGC 4631 and NGC 4656

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SW 80 ED ED80

Imaging cameras: QHY168C

Mounts: HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Focal reducers: Skywatcher .85 FF/FR SW. 85 FF/FR

Software: PixInsight PI 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4

Dates:March 23, 2018

Frames: 40x180"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.01%

Basic astrometry details job: 3784240

RA center: 12h 42' 49"

DEC center: +32° 19' 55"

Pixel scale: 1.928 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 305.486 degrees

Field radius: 0.646 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1461

Data source: Backyard


Whale and hockey stick galaxies.



Paweł Radomski
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC 4631 and NGC 4656, 


            Paweł Radomski