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Date/Location April 13, 2021 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope William Optics 132mm f/7 apo (with a Televue 0.8x focal reducer/field flattener to yield f/5.6)
Mount Celestron CGEM II
Exposure 120 minutes (12 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other M59 - magnitude 9.7 elliptical galaxy in Virgo, 4.6 x 3.2 arcminutes in size. M60 - magnitude 8.9 elliptical galaxy, 6.8 x 5.4 arcminutes in size.Other galaxies as labeled.
M59 & M60
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