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Date/Location May 8, 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 120 min (12 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other Magnitude 10.4 spiral galaxy in Virgo, 7.2 x 1.1 arcmin in size. Smaller galaxy is NGC 5740, magnitude 11.9, 2.7 x 1.4 arcmin. Bright star is 109 Virginis magnitude 3.7.
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