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M32 (Arp 168)

M32 (Arp 168, NGC 221), galaxy type E2, in Andromeda. This galaxy is included in the Arp catalog in
the class of “Diffuse Counter-Tails”. Taken Nov. 15, 2009 and imaged with CCD Lab’s Q285M and a
C8N at f5 on a Losmandy G11/Gemini mount. The RGB subframes were 3 minutes binned 1x1, resulting in
the following total exposures R:G:B (min) = 54:54:54. Captured with Nebulosity, calibrated and sigma
combined in Iris with other processing using PixInsight LE and Photoshop CS. North is up.

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