Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4656  ·  NGC 4657  ·  NGC4656  ·  NGC4657
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NGC4631 + NGC4656 (Whale and Hockey Stick), 



    
        

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NGC4631 + NGC4656 (Whale and Hockey Stick)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen Newton R200SS f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D Modified Canon 6Da

Mounts: Losmandy G9

Software: Pleiades Pixinsight 1.8.6 Ripley

Accessory: Lacerta MGEN 2 at 8x50 finder


Dates:March 28, 2020

Frames: 49x480" (6h 32')

Integration: 6h 32'

Avg. Moon age: 3.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.57%


Astrometry.net job: 3410060

RA center: 12h 43' 55"

DEC center: +32° 10' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.695 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -83.563 degrees

Field radius: 0.191 degrees


Resolution: 676x448

Locations: Garten, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Data source: Traveller

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    C

B

Description: Close up of the whale

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C

Description: ... and of the Hockey Stick. It was difficult to work out the faint part in the elongation after the curvature of the stick.

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NGC4631 + NGC4656 (Whale and Hockey Stick), 



    
        

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