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Date/Location April 2, 2021 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD Camera -20°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 60 minutes (6 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other M87, a.k.a NGC 4486 or Virgo A, is a magnitude 8.6 elliptical galaxy 7.1 x .66 arcmin in size. Other galaxies brighter than magnitude 13 labeled. Myriad fainter galaxies in the image.
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