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Date/Location April 2 & 4, 2021 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-4000XCM CCD camera
Telescope 8-inch f/8 Ritchey–Chrétien Cassegrain (with a Televue 0.8x focal reducer/field flattener yielding f/6.4)
Mount Paramount MyT
Exposure 190 min (19 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other NGC4485 - mag. 11.9 irregular galaxy 2.0 x 1.3 arcmin in size. NGC4490 - mag. 9.3 spiral galaxy 6.8 x 1.7 arcmin in size. These interacting galaxies are in the Constellation Canes Venatici.
NGC4485 & 4490
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