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





    
        

            Connor Matherne
The Leo Triplet

Technical card

Resolution: 3700x3700

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 24x600"
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 15x600"
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x600"
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 16x600"

Integration: 12.2 hours

Astrometry.net job: 2012834

RA center: 170.033 degrees

DEC center: 13.186 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.153 degrees

Field radius: 1.206 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

I love galaxy season so much, this triplet is no different. Was definitely blown away with not only the amount of detail found within these galaxies, but the colors that could be extracted as well. While there was some faint IFN in the area that could have been brought out, I decided to leave it fairly close to the background levels, I thought it made the image look a bit too dirty. Maybe I'll go back and reprocess this image to make the background pop out rather than slide it into the shadows.

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The Leo Triplet, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne