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Date/Location September 13, 2014 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG ST--2000XCM CCD Camera -10°C
Telescope 8-inch f/8 Ritchey-Chrétien telescope
Mount Paramount ME
Exposure 30 minutes (3 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 5.75, Photoshop CS5
Other Magnitude 8.8; Constellation Lyra; 1.4 x 1.0 arc minutes in size. Galaxy IC1296, mag, 15.4 to the upper right of M57.
M57 The Ring Nebula
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