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NGC 4631
Edge On Galaxy

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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NGC Number:
NGC 4631

Constellation:
Canes Venatici

Distance from Earth:
~30 Million Light Years

Visual Magnitude:
9.8

Size:
17 x 3.5 arc minutes

NGC 4631

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Date Taken:
4/20/2004

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
RCOS 16" Ritchey-Chretien
Astro-Physics .67x Reducer
Paramount ME
SBIG 10E, NABG
SBIG CFW-8

Exposure Specs:
105 minutes total
Lum: 12x5 min
Red: 3x5 min
Grn: 3x5 min
Blu: 3x5 min

Processed with:
MaximDL v3.0
Adobe Photoshop CS
 

Copyright 2004, Matthew T. Russell. All rights reserved.