Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4627  ·  NGC 4631  ·  Whale Galaxy
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Whale Herring Galaxy (NGC4631), 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Whale Herring Galaxy (NGC4631)

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Whale Herring Galaxy (NGC4631), 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Whale Herring Galaxy (NGC4631)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 23, 2020 ·  Feb. 24, 2020 ·  Feb. 25, 2020 ·  Feb. 26, 2020
Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 85×120(2h 50′) (gain: 183.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 85×120(2h 50′) (gain: 183.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Astrodon L Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 186×180(9h 18′) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 85×120(2h 50′) (gain: 183.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
17h 48′
Avg. Moon age:
8.61 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.77%

RA center: 12h42m07s.71

DEC center: +32°3316.7

Pixel scale: 1.007 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.913 degrees

Field radius: 0.336 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1728x1667

File size: 4.8 MB

Locations: AAS Montsec, Àger, Lleida, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

NGC 4631 (also known as the Whale Galaxy or Caldwell 32) is a barred spiral galaxy located at 30 millions light year away in the constellation Canes Venatici.

More than 17 hours of integration on a new try to show all possible details with my equipament.

It's the last target before the COVID situation and before to stop all remote activities on the remote observatory, because just in case...

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