Technical data of acquisition

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Basic object information

CCD Acquisition: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 
CCD Autoguide
: SBIG ST 7 XME 402 E
Temperature of exercise -10C
Optic configuration of the telescope:
R.C. Meade LX 200R 8" + focal reducer Meade f 6,3
( focal equivalent  1200 mm.)
frammed field 24 x 18 arc minutes
German Equatorial Mount:
Gemini G 41 Observatory Plus and FS 2 system control
total time for the integration of luminance:
 90' with  filter Astronomik CLS Profi
Software used for the acquisition and the elaboration:
CCDSoft, Photoshop CS, Astroart,
Date of acquisition: April 2007
Zone of acquisition:
Fixed posting of San Giuliano P.no ( Piacenza ) Italy
Author Astroimager:
Davide Romanini


Name: NGC 4631
Type of object: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.7
Surface brightness: 12.6 mag/sq arcmin
Apparent size: 15.2'x2.8'
Position angle: 86

Position (epoch of date)
Right ascension: 12h 42m 30s
Declination: +32 30' 7"
Constellation: Canes Venatici


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