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Contains:  M 65, M 66, NGC 3623, NGC 3627, NGC 3628
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The Leo Triplet, 


            Thomas Westphal
The Leo Triplet
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The Leo Triplet

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA10N-OK3 10" f/3.6 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300

Mounts: ASA Astrosysteme DDM 60 Pro

Focal reducers: ASA Wynne 3" Corrector 0.95x

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometric Engine  ·  ASA Autoslew, Sequence, MLTP

Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader 36mm LRGB

Dates:March 17, 2016

Frames: 1x23200"

Integration: 6.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.60%

Basic astrometry details job: 1017729

RA center: 11h 19' 40"

DEC center: +13° 15' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.227 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.845 degrees

Field radius: 0.674 degrees

Resolution: 3154x2384

Locations: OL Sternwarte / OL observatory, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany


The Leo Triplet Galaxies - M65, M66, NGC3628
(data collected between 12.03. - 17.03.16)

Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

L => 31 x 400 sec. bin 1x1

R => 11 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
G => 9 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
B => 16 x 300 sec. bin 1x1



Thomas Westphal
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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The Leo Triplet, 


            Thomas Westphal