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Date/Location April 30, 2018 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 60 min (3 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other Mag. 6.8 gobular star cluster in the constellation Monoceros. 28 arcmin in diameter. Taken during full moon when cluster transited at 20° altitude!
NGC3201
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