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Date/Location July 2, 2008 Wildwood Pines Observatory, Earl, NC
Camera and Settings Canon 30D
Telescope Stellarvue SV102 102 mm apochromatic refractor at f/6.3 (using a Televue 0.8x FF/FR)
Mount Parallax HD150
Exposure 30 min (3 x 10 min)
Processing Image Plus 3.0, Photoshop
Other Mag. 8.4 galaxy in Canes Venatici. 11.0 x 7.8 arc minutes in size.
M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy
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