NGC 4244 Galaxy                 Click on photo to return to 'Galaxies'                               Home
 
NGC 4244

Other description: Edge on galaxy.
Constellation:  Canes Venatici
Dreyer description: Pretty bright, very large, extremely extended 43°, very gradually brighter middle.
Size:16.0' x 1.8'
Magnitude: 10.2
Photo Specifications:

16" F/4.87  Newtonian , ST-8E, CFW8     6/23/02    Temp. = -10 C

Filter
Exposure time
Number of exposures
Binning
Luminance
48 min
1
1x1
Red
30 min
1
2x2
Green
30 min
1
2x2
Blue
48 min
1
2x2
Other









Processing:   MaxIm; Stretch, align, color combine, histogram;  PhotoImpact; final touchup