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Date/Location March 25 & April 10, 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 MyT
Exposure 240 min (24 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
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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