NGC4244 Edge on Galaxy

NGC4244 Edge on Galaxy

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: NGC4244 Edge on Galaxy
Apparent RA: 12 17 29.9  Apparent Dec:+37 48 28
Constellation: Canes Venatici
25 Mar 2012
A nice little edge on galaxy in Canes Venatici, NGC 4244 its nicely on the frame with my 8 inch newtonian and 4.5 hours of exposure time helps smooth it out nicely

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cCaptured in Maxim and processed in Photoshop

This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider with Lodestar.

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

90x180s on 200 @ F5 f.l. 1000 with Artemis 285 camera


Skywatcher 200 Newt (upgraded with OO Hilux secondary)
Baader Focuser
Homemade focus motor
Homemade filterwheel / OAG combo with Lodestar guide camera
Artemis 285 CCD camera
Homemade Telescope mount

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