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NGC 4242 in Canes Venatici

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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spiral galaxy (SABdm)
5’  (~ 9’ including the halo)
+11.37 mag
Canes Venatici
~ 17.78 +/- 0.65 Mio light years
2015-03-19+20
Gahberg observatory, Upper Austria
- Luminance: Lacerta 10” f/4 Newtonian + Sbig ST2000XM - RGB: 5” f/5 Newtonian + SXV-H9 + Baader RGB - RGB and Luminance capured simultaeosly -
ASA DDM 60pro
Luminance 63x10 min, RGB 24x10 min each
22 h 30 min
NGC 4242 may be a satellite galaxy of M 106 You can identify many quasars - one of the most distant has z=3.321809, which means a lookback time of 11.92 billion years (it is SDSS J121754.54+453848.0).
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