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





    
        

            Dave (Photon)
Leo Triplet

Leo Triplet

Technical card

Resolution: 3192x2247

Dates:Feb. 13, 2013

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - B 50mm - NIR Blocked: 12x600" (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - G 50mm - NIR Blocked: 12x600" (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - L 50mm - NIR Blocked: 12x600" (gain: 0.42) -36C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - R 50mm - NIR Blocked: 12x600" (gain: 0.42) -35C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 3.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.70

Astrometry.net job: 90594

RA center: 169.988 degrees

DEC center: 13.334 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.206 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -95.255 degrees

Field radius: 0.654 degrees

Locations: SpaceIgloo Observatory, Williamson, AZ, United States

Description

The Leo Triplet is a small group of galaxies estimated to be about 35 million light-years distant in the constellation Leo. The M66 galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65, M66, and NGC 3628.

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Leo Triplet, 





    
        

            Dave (Photon)