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





    
        

            Thomas Richter
Leo Triplet

Leo Triplet

Technical card

Resolution: 3078x2256

Dates:April 20, 2017April 29, 2017

Frames:
Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter: 9x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter: 9x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 1.25'' Filter: 16x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter: 7x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.4 hours

Darks: ~35

Flats: ~21

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 13.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.11%

Astrometry.net job: 1565538

RA center: 169.888 degrees

DEC center: 13.291 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.219 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.757 degrees

Field radius: 0.646 degrees

Locations: Kreben, Kreben(Wilhermsdorf), Bayern, Germany

Description

The Leo Triplet (also known as the M66 Group) is a small group of galaxies about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. This galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65, M66, and NGC 3628.

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