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Date/Location December 22, 2017 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD camera -10°C
Telescope 8-inch f/8 Ritchey–Chrétien Cassegrain (with a Televue 0.8x focal reducer/field flattener yielding f/6.4)
Mount Paramount ME
Exposure 30 min (3 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other Mag. 8.4 galactic star cluster in the constellation Monoceros. 7 arcmin in diameter
NGC2215
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