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Date/Location April 4, 2021 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-4000XCM 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 MyT
Exposure 90 min (9 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other Magnitude 9.9 spiral galaxy in Draco, 6.3 x 2.8 arcminutes in size. Image was cropped.
M102 (NGC5866)
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