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I had an imaging session on 11/6/20 and used my FSQ-130ED at prime focus for the shots. For the exposures I chose to go with ISO 800 and a duration of 5 minutes. I believe I ended up with about 20 images which I stacked with Deep Sky Stacker. My imaging camera was a Canon Ra and my guiding camera was a ZWO. I used APT software and PHD2 guiding software. Also, this time around I did you Bias and Flat frames which I had never used before. I was pleased since these frames evened out the background quite nicely. Also, I dithered too and that helped. Very little cropping was done so this image shows the size of the galaxy as it appeared on my camera sensor. I was very gentle during the post processing phase as I sometimes get carried away and go to far.