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Date/Location February 23, 2009 Wildwood Pines Observatory, Earl, NC
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD Camera -20°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 Ursa Major; mag. 9.82, size 7.4 x 7.2 arcmin. The bright yellow star is GP Ursae Majoris; mag. 6.57.
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