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NGC4485 & 4490


 2012 Feb 18

Two interacting misshapen galaxies in Canes Venatici. NGC4490 is sometimes known as the Cocoon Galaxy.

Canon EOS 5D MkII ISO6400 50x32s
254mm Newtonian f=1200mm f/4.8
HEQ5 equatorial mount, driven but not guided
2012 Feb 18 23:36:51-00:06:29 UT
From Rookhope 54.8N 2.1W 330m asl. Rural, almost no light pollution (3 Bortles)

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