Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Draco (Dra)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4236  ·  NGC4236
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NGC4236 in constellation Draco, 


            Thomas Richter
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NGC4236 in constellation Draco

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/5 Newton

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 183 MM PRO

Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/5 Newton

Guiding cameras: Astrolumina Alccd5L-IIc

Focal reducers: Pal Gyulai GPU Aplanatic Koma Korrector 4-element

Software: PhotoShop CS5  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  FitsWork 4  ·  DeepSky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4

Filters: Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader L 1.25'' Filter  ·  Baader Ha 1.25" 7nm

Accessory: TSOptics TS Off Axis Guider - 9mm

Dates:March 22, 2020March 23, 2020March 24, 2020March 26, 2020March 27, 2020

Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter: 72x360" (gain: 53.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter: 53x360" (gain: 53.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 1.25" 7nm: 18x600" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 1.25'' Filter: 111x600" (gain: 53.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 34.0 hours

Darks: ~37

Flats: ~21

Flat darks: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 12.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.27%

Astrometry.net job: 3363003

RA center: 12h 16' 41"

DEC center: +69° 27' 45"

Pixel scale: 0.494 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -85.985 degrees

Field radius: 0.442 degrees

Resolution: 5384x3542

Locations: Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


This object was a really hard work. It was very difficult to take it form my backyard in Nuremberg.
Hope you like it ! Thanks for watching !

Object description (wikipedia.org):
NGC 4236 (also known as Caldwell 3) is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Draco.
The galaxy is a member of the M81 Group, a group of galaxies located at a distance of approximately 11.7 Mly (3.6 Mpc) from Earth. The group also contains the spiral galaxy Messier 81 and the starburst galaxy Messier 82. NGC 4236 is located away from the central part of the M81 group at a distance of 14.5 Mly (4.45 Mpc) from Earth.


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC4236 in constellation Draco, 


            Thomas Richter