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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 65  ·  M 66  ·  NGC 2712  ·  NGC 3623  ·  NGC 3627  ·  NGC 3628
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Leo Triplet, 


            Razvan Rabei
Leo Triplet
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Leo Triplet

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Skyliner 250P

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D

Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher FinderGuider 9x50

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY 5L-II-M

Software: DeepSkyStacker 3.3.2

Filters: Baader Planetarium BCF

Accessory: SkyWatcher F4 Aplanatic Coma Corector

Dates:Jan. 14, 2015Jan. 17, 2015Feb. 16, 2015

Baader Planetarium UHC-S 2": 9x120" ISO1600 bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium UHC-S 2": 6x300" ISO1600 bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium UHC-S 2": 30x600" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 5.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 25.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.23%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.33

Mean FWHM: 6.00

Temperature: 2.00

Basic astrometry details job: 551571

RA center: 11h 19' 57"

DEC center: +13° 19' 55"

Orientation: -86.120 degrees

Field radius: 0.555 degrees

Resolution: 3678x2544

Locations: Country Site Remote Observatory, Podu Oltului, Brasov, Romania


My second year attepting this target, still far from happy and will surely want to return to it in the future.



Razvan Rabei
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


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Leo Triplet, 


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