Simcoe Skies Astronomy

M99 galaxy (NGC 4254)
Location: Coma Berenices
Distance: 60M Light years
Magnitude: 10.4
Apparent Size: 5.4' x 4.7'

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M99 Date: June 26/09
Camera: Meade DSI-IIC
Exposures: 68
Exposure length: 30 seconds, guided in RA (Meade ETX-90 with DSI-PRO)
Gain: 63
Offset: 0
Filters: Meade IR filter (on camera)
Guiding: RA only Notes: Guided in RA using Meade DSI-pro camera on ETX-90 piggyback setup.

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