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Date/Location August 15 & 16, 2020 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD camera -20°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 220 min (22 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other Magnitude 9.0 galaxy in Cygnus, 11.5 x 11.0 arcminutes in size. Sometimes called the Fireworks Galaxy.
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