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Date/Location March 17, 2012 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope Stellarvue SV102 102 mm apochromatic refractor at f/6.3 (using a Televue 0.8x FF/FR)
Mount Orion Atlas
Exposure 150 minutes (15 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 3.0, Photoshop
Other Spiral galaxy in the constellations Canes Venatici. Mag 10.0. Size 16.2 x 7.2 arc min.
NGC4244 The Silver Needle Galaxy
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