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Whale and Hockey Stick

Whale and Hockey Stick

NGC 4631 - known as the Whale Galaxy is a barred spiral in Canes Venatici. There is a companion galaxy, NGC 4627. The image also includes NGC 4656 a highly warped galaxy known as the Crowbar or Hockey Stick.

Mallincam DS10c with Hyperstar, Celestron Evolution C8, 5 seconds, Gain 20, Histogram 50-255, Live dark correction, live flat correction, average stack of 40 frames. Slight post processing in Deep Sky Stacker and cropped in Inrfanview.


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Whale and Hockey Stick
Image created: Apr 8, 2021
Image posted: Apr 9, 2021

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