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Date/Location June 23, 2022 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-4000XCM CCD camera -10°C
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 120 min (12 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other NGC4631, mag. 8.4, & NGC4627, mag. 12.3, galaxies in Canes Venatici. 15.0 x 3.3 arc minutes & 2.7 x 2.0 arc minutesin size.
NGC4631 & NGC4627
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