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NGC 4236

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Observer
Graham Winstanley
Time of observation
19/04/2020 - 23:13
Object
NGC 4236
Observing location
Bassingham, Lincolnshire
Equipment
Skywatcher ED80
Pier mounted NEQ6
SXV H9C
oag camera ASI120MM
Exposure
30 x 600s
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Captured over several nights in April. Frustratingly, the target reached culmination shortly after starting imaging each evening, so quite a few meridian flips. My cabling is not tidy enough for an auto-flip!

I spotted this galaxy on cdc whilst targeting comet 2019 Y4, noting its relatively large apparent size. It is quite close to the celestial pole and the first ten subs were trashed by slight trailing. A long overdue check of polar alignment rectified that problem.

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