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Date/Location March 22, 2009 Wildwood Pines Observatory, Earl, NC
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope Orion 190 mm Maksutov-Newtonian f/5.3
Mount Parallax HD150
Exposure 40 min (4 x10 min)
Processing Image Plus 3.0, Photoshop
Other Spiral galaxy in constellation Canes Venatici; mag. 8.14, size 7.8 x 6.6 arcmin
M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy
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