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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)
Exposure 120 min (12 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other NGC3226 - mag. 11.4 elliptical galaxy 3.2 x 2.3 arcmin in size. NGC3227 - mag. 10.7 spiral galaxy 4.0 x 1.9 arcmin in size. These interacting galaxies are in the Constellation Leo.
NGC3226 & NGC3227
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