Digital Image – The Whale Galaxy

The Whale Galaxy, NGC 4631, lies in Canes Venatici. The smaller galaxy above is NGC 4627.

Image Info:

Canon 60D with an Astronomik CLS LPR filter, at the prime focus of the KPO 18″ Reflector. 25 frames of 180 seconds each for a total exposure time of 75 minutes. Captured in Nebulosity, processed in StarTools, and finished in Aperture.

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