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Observation by John Hughes: NGC4490 - Cocoon Galaxy

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John Hughes

Observer

John Hughes

Observed

2021 Apr 16 - 22:00

Uploaded

2021 Apr 19 - 16:24

Objects

NGC4490

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Constellation

Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 12h30m
Dec: +41°39'
Position angle: +1°05'

Field size

0°37' × 0°28'

Equipment
  • StellaLyra RC8
  • SkyWatcher EQ6R-Pro
  • ZWO ASI1600mm
  • Chroma 1.25’ filters
Exposure

Gain 139, Offset 30 Bin 2x2 90 s exposures

Location

North Essex

Target name

NGC4490

Title

NGC4490 - Cocoon Galaxy

About this image

Another interacting galaxy, this time NGC4490 and NGC4485 in the constellation Canes Venatici.

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