NGC 4631, NGC 4627

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the spiral galaxy NGC 4631 (Whale Galaxy) in the constellation Canes Venatici (with companion NGC 4627).

 

Introduction

The spiral galaxy NGC 4631 (Whale Galaxy) in constellation Canes Venatici is seen edge-on. Above it, there is a companion, the elliptical dwarf galaxy NGC 4627.

NGC 4631      NGC 4627
Size: 17.0' x 3.5'/15.2' x 2.8' (SkySafari/Wikipedia)
Distance: 28 millions light years (Wikipedia)
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  Size: 1.7' x 1.0' (Wikipedia)
Distance: 28 millions light years (assumption)
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Map

The spiral galaxy NGC 4631 (Whale Galaxy) in constellation Canes Venatici (selected) (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

        

NGC 4631 - Apr 19, 2020, fuzzy

 

NGC 4631 - Apr 19, 2020, fuzzy, processed

   
           

NGC 4631 - Apr 21, 2020

 

NGC 4631 - Apr 21, 2020, processed

   
        

NGC 4631 - May 21, 2020

 

NGC 4631 - May 21, 2020, processed

   
        

NGC 4631 - May 21, 2020

 

NGC 4631 - May 21, 2020, processed

   

 

My Own Observations

Observations April 2020

 

References

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