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Taken by: Bob Finnigan, Larry Leetzow and Tony Cellini
Date: 4/11/2012
Exposure: 8X900 seconds

The Black Eye Galaxy in Coma Berenices, known for its distinctive dark lane near the galaxy's core.  This is the result of eight 15-minute exposures taken with a QSI583wsg one-shot color camera and Celestron HD1100 Schmidt-Cassegrain.
Acquisition by Bob Finnigan and Larry Leetzow, post-processing by Tony Cellini