On 2019-03-30, from Dângău Mare, I imaged the Whale galaxy, a well known target. I used my N 150/750, Baader MPCC Mark III, Canon 1100D mod, HEQ5 setup, with the IDAS LPS D2 filter in place, and captured 26×4 minutes at ISO 3200. It was surprisingly easy to process the resulting images.
C 32, NGC 4631, Arp 281 [galaxy in CVn] Whale Galaxy, Bálna-galaxis, Herring Galaxy, Herring Nebula 9.1m ø15.5′
The bright companion to the left is
And the Whale’s „breath” is
NGC 4627, Arp 281 [galaxy in CVn] 12m ø2.6′ (tovább…)