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Date/Location March 16, 2012 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope Stellarvue SV102 102 mm f/6.3 apochromatic refractor
Mount Orion Atlas
Exposure 120 minutes (12 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 3.0, Photoshop
Other Four galaxies in the constellation Sextans. Upper left to lower right: NGC3169 mag. 10.4, size 4.4 x 2.7 arcmin; NGC3166 mag. 10.5, size 4.5 x 2.8 arcmin; NGC3165 mag. 13.9, size 1.2 x 0.5 arcmin; NGC3156 mag. 12.3, size 1.9 x 1.0 arcmin
NGC3166 & NGC 3169
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