Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  M 105  ·  NGC 3379  ·  NGC 3384  ·  NGC 3389
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M105, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
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M105, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
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Acquisition details

Dates:
March 3, 2022
Frames:
24×600(4h)
Integration:
4h
Avg. Moon age:
0.80 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.73%

RA center: 10h48m09s.168

DEC center: +12°3409.63

Pixel scale: 0.620 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.934 degrees

Field radius: 0.370 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3037x3036

File size: 1.7 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Telescope Live

Description

Messier 105 or M105, also known as NGC 3379, is an elliptical galaxy 36.6 million light-years away in the equatorial constellation of Leo.
M105 is known to have a supermassive black hole at its core.

Messier 105 is one of several galaxies within the M96 Group (also known as the Leo I Group), a group of galaxies in the constellation Leo. This galaxy, along with its companion the barred lenticular galaxy NGC 3384 (on the left of M105), is surrounded by an enormous ring of neutral hydrogen where star formation has been detected.
The spiral galaxy NGC 3389 in this image is more distant than M105 and NGC 3384 and does not belong to the M96 group of galaxies.

This image was acquired with the Planewave CDK24 telescope and FLI PL09000 CCD-camera from Telescope Live in El Sauce Observatory, Chile.

Total integration time: 240 minutes
LRGB 6 subs of 600s with each filter.
FOV 32' x 32' (0.68"/px)

Processing with AstroPixelProcessor and Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI & Franzis Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins.

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M105, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers