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One of my favorite targets imaged for the first time with my Celestron telescope and the Optolong L-eXtreme filter.
This photograph is part of our signature series.
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   1645mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/7.0
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2022-07-28
Lights:   52
Exposure:   150
Total exposure:   2 h
Ra:   13h 29m 56.5s
Dec:   +47° 12' 13.542
Size:   28.473 x 21.354 arcmin
Radius:   0.297 deg
Scale:   0.285 arcsec/pixel