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NGC 4631

NGC 4631 x1.3    NGC 4656 x1.3    NGC 4656 (inverted) x1.3


NGC 4631 and NGC 4656 Irregular Galaxies in Canes Venatici
Date April 12-14, 2013
Exposure LRGB 309:60:60:60 (cropped)
Camera STL11000M with AstroDon Gen II filters
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CP3
Guiding Remote guide head with 50mm MiniBorg
Processing MaximDL, PhotoshopCS5, AstroActions, GradientXterminator, ExCalibrator
Comments Moderate seeing, cool; acquired with CCD Commander

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NGC 4631 Irregular Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Date 4/13, 4/16, and 4/19/2006
Exposure LRGB 60:30:30:30 (RGB binned 2x2)
Camera ST2000XM with SBIG filters
Telescope Celestron C8 @ f/6.7 on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding self-guided
Processing MaximDL, PhotoshopCS, FITS Liberator, AstroActions
Comments Moderate seeing, discarded half of luminance because of clouds