Contains: Other, IC 591, The star Regulus (αLeo)

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Leo 1

Technical card

Resolution: 1783x1287

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: 152.110 degrees

DEC center: 12.160 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.865 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.575 degrees

Field radius: 0.875 degrees

Locations: Sierra Nevada , Yosemite, California, United States

Description

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

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