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Date/Location March 11, 2021 Jubilee College State Park, Illinois
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-4000XCM CCD Camera -20°C
Telescope William Optics 132mm f/7 apo (with a Televue 0.8x focal reducer/field flattener to yield f/5.6)
Mount Paramount MyT
Exposure 90 minutes (9 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Images Plus 6.5, Photoshop CS6
Other M97 - Magnitude 9.8 planetary nebula; Constellation Ursa Major; 3.4 x 3.3 arc minutes in size. M108 - barred spiral galaxy, magnitude 10, 4.0 x 1.7 arc minutes. Labels on mouse-over image are galaxy magintudes.
M97 and M108
IMouse over image to show galaxies. Scroll down to bottom of image for a detailed description.