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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  32 alf Leo  ·  IC 591  ·  IC591  ·  Regulus  ·  The star Regulus (αLeo)

Image of the day 03/09/2017

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    Leo 1, 



    
        

            PJ Mahany
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    Leo 1

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA

    Imaging cameras: Canon 60Da

    Mounts: Orion HDX110 EQ8

    Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

    Software: StarTools  ·  BYEOS  ·  SkyTools  ·  PixInsight1.8


    Dates:Feb. 25, 2017

    Frames: 28x30"

    Integration: 0.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 28.37 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 1.52%


    Astrometry.net job: 1472848

    RA center: 10h 8' 26"

    DEC center: +12° 9' 34"

    Pixel scale: 2.865 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 90.414 degrees

    Field radius: 0.875 degrees


    Resolution: 1783x1287

    Locations: Sierra Nevada Mountains, Near Yosemite, California, United States

    Description

    A dwarf galaxy lurking by Regulus. A bit difficult to see visually.

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    Starry-Eyes
    PJ Mahany
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    Leo 1, 



    
        

            PJ Mahany

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