Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4384  ·  NGC 4627  ·  NGC 4631  ·  NGC 4656  ·  NGC 4657  ·  Whale Galaxy
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Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies (NGC 4631 and NGC 4656), 



    
        

            L. Lopez
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Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies (NGC 4631 and NGC 4656)

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Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies (NGC 4631 and NGC 4656), 



    
        

            L. Lopez
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Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies (NGC 4631 and NGC 4656)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON Advanced VX 8 Celestron AVX 8

Imaging cameras: Canon 90D (Unmodified) Canon 90D

Mounts: Celetron Advanced AVX Celestron AVX

Focal reducers: Celestron 6.3 reducer Celestron 6.3 Focal Reducer

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2021 Photoshop 2021


Dates:April 18, 2021

Frames: 100x60" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 5.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.77%


RA center: 12h42m58s.330

DEC center: +32°2253.92

Pixel scale: 0.513 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -150.499 degrees

Field radius: 0.420 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 5128x2874

Locations: Home, Concord, Ca, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Bortle 6 sky unguided. I pushed it a bit far with the exposure length as can be seen in the stars, but I like the colors I was able to get out of it.

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Whale and Hockey Stick Galaxies (NGC 4631 and NGC 4656), 



    
        

            L. Lopez