Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  M 95  ·  M 96  ·  NGC 3351  ·  NGC 3368
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M96 & M95, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
M96 & M95
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D


Dates:April 9, 2016

Frames: 26x240" (1h 44')

Integration: 1h 44'

Avg. Moon age: 2.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.23%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1064649

RA center: 10h 45' 15"

DEC center: +11° 41' 49"

Pixel scale: 5.252 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.523 degrees

Field radius: 1.052 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Description

M96 (left) and M95 (right) are two barred spiral galaxies pertaining to the same group at a distance about 36 million light-years in the constellation Leo. With a brightness of magnitude 10 and 11 were discovered by Pierre Méchain on 1781.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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