NGC 4631, NGC 4656The Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631) and the Hockey Stick Galaxy (NGC 4656/NGC4657) are two barred spiral galaxies located in the constellation Canes Venatici. The Whale and the Hockey Stick are beautiful objects that are often photographed together due to their proximity with one another.
6H of integration under polluted sky of Panorama Thessaloniki.(bortle 8-9 😎. Telescope Rc8 @1131 w ASI4600mc camera, L pro Optolong filter, Atlas eqg mount, Pegasus focuser, Mni Pc, Pegasus upb, Loadstar2 guiding w Artesky oag. Pixinsight, Ps6.
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