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Object NGC 4236
Description

NGC 4236 (also known as Caldwell 3) is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Draco.
The galaxy is a tenth magnitude  galaxy in Draco that’s visible through small telescopes, although best seen with larger instruments. The galaxy was discovered by German born British astronomer William Herschel on April 6, 1793 and is a member of the Ursa Major or M81 group of galaxies that contains at least 34 galaxies, including spectacular M81 (Bode’s galaxy) and M82 (Cigar galaxy).

Image
Scope Explore Scientific 127ed APO refractor
Camera ST2000XCM
Mount Losmandy G11
Filters Hutech light polution filter
Guiding Guided with st-i through a William Optics Z80ii ed
Exposure Info 25x15 minute subs for a total exposure time of just over 6 hours.
Date September 12, 2018
Copyright Photo copyright Thomas Kerns, Beluga Lake Observatory

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