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Galaxy season calls for a galaxy party. In this frame, the 'Lost Galaxy of Copeland' or NGC4535 is the beautiful spiral. The 'large star' is HD109270 (invisible to the naked eye), and upper left hosts lenticular galaxy NGC4518. You can see several other galaxies 'hanging around.'
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   1650mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/7.5
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2022-03-05
Lights:   163
Exposure:   60
Total exposure:   2 h
Ra:   12h 33m 44.7s
Dec:   +8° 04' 43.465
Size:   37.163 x 26.321 arcmin
Radius:   0.379 deg
Scale:   0.285 arcsec/pixel