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Black-eye Galaxy
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Coma Berenices
Distance 19,000,000 ly
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Date 21 Apr 2012 (Spring)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 90:15:15:15 mins @ -10C
Lum 18x5 (bin 1x1), R 3x5, G 3x5, B 3x5 (bin 2x2)
Notes Astronomy Magazine's Picture Of The Day 5/1/2012
Optics Takahashi MT200 Newtonian
Focal Length 1200mm @f/6
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-10XME
Focuser TAK MEF-1
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB
Software MaxIm DL, CCDStack, Photoshop