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NGC4236 an illusive galaxy

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About this observation
Observer
Dean Ashton
Time of observation
10/04/2020 - 22:00
Object
NGC4236
Observing location
St Austell, Cornwall UK
Equipment
Celestron 235mm EdgeHD /f7
CGEM
OAG with LoadstarX2 Guide Camera
Exposure
48x600s 1x1 binned TEC -5C.; /f7; Optolong L-Pro filter
Tags

Imaged for a total of 8-hours on the 10th and 11th April.  NGC4236 is a large galaxy but very faint.  It appears not to be commonly imaged, presumably because it is fo faint.

This image covers a field of view of 35x28 arc minutes.  The galaxy is a dwarf spiral galaxy and part of the M81 and M82 group.

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