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Date/Location February 5 and 12, 2016 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD camera -10°C
Telescope Discovery 10" f/6 Newtonian Televue Paracorr II Coma Corrector
Mount Paramount ME
Exposure 240 min (24 x 10 min)
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 5.75, Photoshop CS5
Other Known as The Duck nebula or Thor's Helmet; Constellation Canis Major;8.0 x 6.0 arc minutes in size.
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