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Contains:  M 65, M 66, NGC 3623, NGC 3627, NGC 3628
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The Leo Trio, from suburbia, 



    
        

            Frank Kane
The Leo Trio, from suburbia
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The Leo Trio, from suburbia

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Dates:March 25, 2019

Frames: 153x120"

Integration: 5.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.07%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2624993

RA center: 11h 19' 53"

DEC center: +13° 17' 13"

Pixel scale: 0.955 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 261.807 degrees

Field radius: 0.654 degrees


Resolution: 4084x2762

Locations: My Driveway, Winter Springs, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Trying out a new ZWO ASI 294MCPRO camera on galaxies in a light-polluted suburb. Transparency got pretty bad as the night went on, but clear nights have been rare lately here in central Florida. Gotta take what we can get!

Anyhow, here's the Leo triplet of galaxies hanging out with each other. If we get a better night I might have another go at it.

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Frank Kane
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The Leo Trio, from suburbia, 



    
        

            Frank Kane