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T128 - Hockey Stick Galaxy - CVN
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T128 - Hockey Stick Galaxy - CVN

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Long, thin, peculiar galaxy has a very curious bend. Exquisitely weird and beautiful.

Object Information

Name T128 - Hockey Stick Galaxy - CVN
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Canes Venatici
Catalogue NGC 4656

Acquisition / Processing

Exposure All TAAS Objects:
FOV = About 1 degree in width
All faint objects are L - 6 x 600 sec Bin 1 = 1 Hr.
All bright objects are L - 6 x 300 sec Bin 1 - 0.5 Hr.
Telescope AP 160 @ f7.7
Camera SBIG STF-8300
Guiding SBIG SG4 / Tak 90
Mount AP 900GTO
Filters Astrodon-Gen 2 LRGB
Location San Pedro Creek, NM
Date April 22, 2012

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