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Contains:  M 66, NGC 3627, M 65, NGC 3623
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M66 & M65, 


            Thomas Westphal
M66 & M65

M66 & M65

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave Instruments 17" CDK

Resolution: 3326x2626

Dates:June 11, 2014

Frames: 9x300"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.22% job: 501431

RA center: 169.926 degrees

DEC center: 13.030 degrees

Orientation: -89.824 degrees

Field radius: 0.378 degrees

Locations: Siding Spring Observatory (SSO), Coonabarabran, Australia


M66 & M65 – zusammen mit NGC 3628 bilden sie das Leo-Triplett.
Entfernung ca. 30 Millionen Lichtjahre.

Diese Aufnahme entstand aus lediglich 9 Einzelaufnahmen a 5 Minuten,
je 3 pro Kanal.

M66 & M65 – togehter with NGC 3628 known as the Leo-Triplett.

This image is build by 9 single shots, each 3 per channel.

Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:
R: 3x5 min. bin1x1
G: 3x5 min. bin1x1
B: 3x5 min. bin1x1

Postprocessing: PixInsight



Thomas Westphal
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons


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M66 & M65, 


            Thomas Westphal