Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  M 105  ·  M 95  ·  M 96  ·  NGC 3338  ·  NGC 3351  ·  NGC 3368  ·  NGC 3379  ·  NGC 3384  ·  NGC 3412  ·  The star 53Leo
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M105 and neighbors

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M105 and neighbors

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL11K

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Televue Pronto

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-7E

Software: MaximDL 5

Filters: Luminance


Dates:June 9, 2007

Frames: 28x900" (7h)

Integration: 7h

Avg. Moon age: 23.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.56%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 486826

RA center: 10h 46' 2"

DEC center: +11° 59' 2"

Pixel scale: 3.499 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.646 degrees

Field radius: 2.281 degrees


Resolution: 3961x2519

Locations: driveway, Daytona Beach, FL, United States

Description

The M105 group was my original goal, but test shots soon had me change my plans. It is below center and to the left, the brightest member of a trio. The two wonderful spirals, M96 and M95, are nearly centered and above center respectively. Another set of less spectacular spirals along the left (north) side, with NGC3338 in the upper left corner, NGC3367 center left, and NGC3412 in the bottom corner. Some supersaturated stars on the right, but dim galaxies everywhere-- although not quite like the Virgo cluster. Log-log stretch in Maxim, luminance filter.

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M105 and neighbors, 



    
        

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