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New Image - NGC 4631 The Whale Galaxy

Started by jsuro, 03/20/2005 10:22PM
Posted 03/20/2005 10:22PM | Edited 03/20/2005 10:22PM Opening Post
Hi All,

I've been away from the boards for a while because my Dad passed away a couple of weeks ago and I just haven't had the time nor the inclination. I finally got my camera back and shot this series last night.

Details on the website as usual:


Jose Suro
Tierra Verde, Florida

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Posted 03/21/2005 12:38AM #1
Sorry to hear about your dad. Glad to see you haven't lost your touch.
Posted 03/21/2005 01:00AM #2
I'm sorry for your loss. Best wishes.

"The expression of the beautiful is in direct ratio to the power of perception acquired by the artist." (Gustave Courbet)
Posted 03/21/2005 01:31AM #3
Sorry to hear about your Dad Jose.

Wonderful shot.

Posted 03/21/2005 02:41AM #4
Jose, first of all, my deepest condolences about your loss...
Thanks for sharing such wonderful shot, great colors & detail.

Clear skies to you, and God Bless!

Ivan Gastaldo 8)
Coconut Creek, FL

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Posted 03/21/2005 07:55AM #5
Hi Jose,

condolences for your father.

Beatiful image of a very beautiful object. I had never heard of this galaxy before, so thanks for this too.

Ciao and welcome back.

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Posted 03/21/2005 05:23PM #6
My condolences on your father. I'm glad to see you putting your hobby and skills to some theraputic use. This is a fine image. I've heard of the whale before, but never actually noticed the whale-shape. It's an apt name. Hope to see more!
Posted 03/22/2005 02:58AM #7
Thank you all so much for all the kind comments - both for the image and for my Dad. It means a lot to me.

Thanks again,