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Date/Location March 7, 2021 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG STF-8300C CCD camera -20°C
Telescope Askar 72mm f.5.6 Qunituplet Apo with a 0.7x focal reducer to yield f/3.9
Mount Celestron CGEM II
Exposure 60 min (6 x10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other Open star cluster 2 deg in diameter with integrated magnitude 1.79; mag. 9.22 edge-on spiral agalaxy, size 16.0 x 2.9 arcmin. Galaxies brighter than magnitude 14 labeled in the image. Both in Coma Berenices.
Melotte111 & NGC4565
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