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Date/Location September 23 and October 4, 2008 Wildwood Pines Observatory, Earl, NC
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope Orion 190mm Maksutov-Newtonian f5.3
Mount Parallax HD150
Exposure 170 minutes (8 x 10 min plus 9 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 3.0, Photoshop
Other Mag. 8.69 irregular galaxy in Sagittarius. 15.3 x 14.2 arc minutes. Member of the Local Group of galaxies.
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