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



    
        

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Leo Triplet
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Leo Triplet

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Dates:Feb. 12, 2013

Frames: 106x30"

Integration: 0.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 152074

RA center: 11h 19' 40"

DEC center: +13° 9' 46"

Pixel scale: 3.417 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.921 degrees

Field radius: 0.898 degrees


Resolution: 1526x1041

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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